The Airplane en route to Warsaw

(from the book "Absolute Zero Gravity" by Betsy Devine and Joel E. Cohen)

Here we go:

The Aeroflot plane en route to Warsaw ran into heavy turbulence, and was pitching dangerously from side to side. The pilot was hardly able to control the airplane any longer, and the passengers were scared to death.

Suddenly, one of the passengers leaped up and shouted: »Everyone with a Polish passport - move to the left side of the aircraft!« People obeyed him, and they landed safely. Why?

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