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Los Angeles Times
U-2 crash shows why some want drones to replace spy planesAfghanistan and Iraq. The plane was revealed to the public in 1960 when it was
U-2 crash shows why some want drones to replace spy planes
Los Angeles Times / Posted 8 days ago
Afghanistan and Iraq. The plane was revealed to the public in 1960 when it was shot down over the Soviet Union and pilot Francis Gary Powers was captured and held for two years. The plane can soar higher than 70,000 feet, its sensors able to... Read more
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Newsmax
Spy Plane Crash: U-2 Pilot Killed in CaliforniaU-2 is widely known for the plane that was shot down in 1960 over the Soviet Un
Spy Plane Crash: U-2 Pilot Killed in California
Newsmax / Posted 9 days ago
U-2 is widely known for the plane that was shot down in 1960 over the Soviet Union, leading to the capture of the pilot, Francis Gary Powers. The incident was seen as an embarrassment and it was the first time that U.S. officials were made aware... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
1 Pilot Killed, Another Injured in U-2 Crash Shortly After Takeoff in Northern Californiaof the Cold War. In 1960, a U-2 was shot down over the Soviet Union during a re
1 Pilot Killed, Another Injured in U-2 Crash Shortly After Takeoff in Northern California
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 9 days ago
of the Cold War. In 1960, a U-2 was shot down over the Soviet Union during a reconnaissance mission. The American pilot, Francis Gary Powers, spent 21 months in a Moscow prison. He was returned to the United States in 1962 after a spy... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Pilot dead, another injured in California spy plane crashof the Cold War. In 1960, a U-2 was shot down over the Soviet Union during a re
Pilot dead, another injured in California spy plane crash
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 9 days ago
of the Cold War. In 1960, a U-2 was shot down over the Soviet Union during a reconnaissance mission. The American pilot, Francis Gary Powers, spent 21 months in a Moscow prison. He was returned to the United States in 1962 after a spy... Read more
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FOX News
U-2 Spy Plane Crashes In Californiapressurized flight suit similar to astronauts. In 1960, a U-2 was shot down in
U-2 Spy Plane Crashes In California
FOX News / Posted 10 days ago
pressurized flight suit similar to astronauts. In 1960, a U-2 was shot down in Soviet airspace leading to the capture of Francis Gary Powers. He returned to the United States in a prisoner swap with the Soviet Union two years later. Fox News'... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Military spy plane used to train aviators crashes in Sutter Countythat operate around the world have only one seat for one pilot. The U-2, made
Military spy plane used to train aviators crashes in Sutter County
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 10 days ago
that operate around the world have only one seat for one pilot. The U-2, made famous during the Cold War when aviator Francis Gary Powers crashed in the Soviet Union and was taken prisoner, is a single-engine, high-altitude reconnaissance and... Read more
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