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    Russian crash report cites presidential pressure

    euronews (in English)

    by euronews (in English)

    Pilot error was to blame, but the crew may have been under pressure. That is the verdict of a report released in Moscow on a plane crash in Russia last April that killed the Polish president and scores of other senior officials. Officials say human error led to the crash. But they also say President Lech Kacyznski may have influenced the pilot prior to the crash. ...