The governor of a Russian region where a plane carrying Poland’s President has crashed said there are no survivors.
Smolensk governor Sergei Anufriev made the statement to state news channel Rossiya-24 about an hour after today‘s crash.
The Tu-154 plane crashed near the Smolensk airport, about 275 miles west of Moscow.
Polish President Lech Kaczynski and his wife were aboard the plane, according to the Polish foreign ministry.
A spokeswoman for Russia’s Emergencies Ministry, Irina Andrianova, said 87 people were killed but she had no details on their identity.