all pilots and ground control staff worldwide communicate in fluent English, with a minimum IQ of around 130.
Yes, for civilian purposes. In case you hadn't noticed - this was a flight operated by the Polish Air Force, hence military.
Thick fog my *rse!
Obviously the Yak crew were lying, and obviously the Russians turned back because...well...erm...
The fact that Lech Kaczyński was anti-corruption and anti-mafia was totally irrelevant, we are asked to believe.
Really? That would be why Lech Kaczynski appointed many political stooges to important positions?
Arkadiusz Protasiuk was a much more experienced pilot and wouldn't have flirted with the trees, simple.
Why is CFIT such a common problem then, among pilots with much more experience than him?
Can any pilot come on here and give any rational justification for the mistake?
Pride? Institutional failings within the Polish Air Force? A simple cock up? Many reasons - it wouldn't be the first time that a very experienced pilot has put the plane into the ground.
Have a look at this Seanus - dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_pilot-error-no-1-reason-behind-plane-crashes-50-year-data-shows_1387357
A study of accident data suggests pilot error is primarily responsible for plane crashes, most of which happen during the approach and landing phase of an aircraft.
also shows you a very notable example of where experienced pilots got it wrong.