National Geographic to air Smolensk crash documentary amid protests

One of the episodes of the “Mayday” documentary series, to be shown on National Geographic Channel on January 27 2013, devoted to the fatal crash of the Polish of the governmental TU-154 plane has already raised controversy in Poland.

The plane carrying Polish President Lech Kaczynski and dozens of top Polish officials crashed in a thick fog near Smolensk, western Russia, in April 2010.

The main opposition Law and Justice (PiS) caucus had called on Poland’s Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski, to take legal action against the broadcasters of the Canadian series.

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