Francis Gary Powers's Spy Plane

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Francis Gary Powers was shot down over Russia in a secret spy plane mission. The Soviet Union charged him with espionage on July 8, 1960. Francis was 30 years old and a veteran of the Korean War he flew the spy-plane named the U-2 it could also reach the altitude of 80,000. It also had the best camera to get photos from the edge of the atmosphere. He was over the Sverdlovsk and the soviets shot him down. Unfortunately he could not reach the self-destruct button. He parachuted down straight to the KGB. The U.S. claimed that it was a weather plane .but the problem is that the soviets recovered the plane and it was almost fully
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