This report contains facts regarding the crash of the TU-154M
No. 101 (Fight PLF101) that took place near
SMOLENSK NORTH airport, Russia, on April 10th , 2010.
This crash is being investigated by the Committee for the Re-Investigation of Air Crashes (hereby referred to as the “Committee”) which is a part of the Committee for the Investigation of National Aviation Accidents. The Committee has been tasked with the responsibility of determining the circumstances and causes of this air crash, and with the issuance of appropriate preventive recommendations. This Technical Report includes findings concerning the most important technical aspects of this crash.
According to Art. 134, Sec. 1, Item 2 of the Act of July 3, 2002, Aviation Law (Unified Journal of Laws of 2017, Item 89): “The Committee does not adjudicate blame and liability”, therefore any form of use of this Technical Report for purposes other than prevention of accidents and serious aviation incidents, should be considered as unauthorized, as it may lead to incorrect conclusions and interpretations.