Total of 96 on board crashed plane: Russian officials=3D2
Sat Apr 10 20:46:22 EST 2010
Sat Apr 10 10:46:22 UTC 2010
"According to confirmed information, there were 96 people aboard the Tu-154 that crashed near Smolensk, including 88 members of the Polish delegation," a spokesperson for the Emergency Situations Ministry told Interfax news agency.
Earlier, the Smolensk regional governor said the plane had least 85 people on board when it crashed and broke up in flames at an airport outside Smolensk.
Polish officials confirmed Kaczynski was on the plane and Russian officials confirmed everyone on the plane was killed.