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Bulgaria grounds presidential plane after Polish crash

Bulgaria today announced it was grounding its Russian-built presidential Tupolev-154 after the Polish president's jet of the same model crashed in Russia at the weekend, killing all on board.

world Updated: Apr 12, 2010 16:00 IST

Bulgaria on Monday announced it was grounding its Russian-built presidential Tupolev-154 after the Polish president's jet of the same model crashed in Russia at the weekend, killing all on board.

"Flights by the presidential plane have been suspended. Currently flights by all planes of this type are suspended until the technical cause of the accident is clear," transport ministry official Atanas Kostov told state radio.