Francis Gary Powers (August 17, 1929 – August 1, 1977) was an American pilot whose Central Intelligence Agency U-2 spy plane was shot down while flying a reconnaissance mission over Soviet Union airspace, causing the 1960 U-2 incident.

Francis Gary Powers (August 1929 – August was an American pilot, who attended Grundy High School and whose Central Intelligence Agency spy plane was shot down while flying a reconnaissance mission over Soviet Union airspace, causing the 1960 incident.

Several Soviet surface-to-air missiles shoot down an American Lockheed U-2 spy plane. Its pilot, Francis Gary Powers, of the Central Intelligence Agency is captured.

Several Soviet surface-to-air missiles shoot down an American Lockheed spy plane. Its pilot, Francis Gary Powers, of the Central Intelligence Agency is captured.

Russia shot down Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane over Sverdlovsk on May 1,1960.

Russia shot down Francis Gary Powers' spy plane over Sverdlovsk on May

Still Mysterious: Gary Powers and the Spy Plane Incident: 1962: Gary Powers, the American spy pilot shot down over Russia, with a model of the U 2 spy plane at a Senate Armed Forces Committee in Washington.

Still Mysterious: Gary Powers and the Spy Plane Incident: Gary Powers, the American spy pilot shot down over Russia, with a model of the U 2 spy plane at a Senate Armed Forces Committee in Washington.

U-2 Spy Plane Incident May 7, 1960, Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev announces that the Soviet Union is holding American U-2 pilot Gary Powers. We present the propaganda booklet, The Powers’ Case; Material of the Court Hearings in the Criminal Case of the American Spy-Pilot, Francis Gary Powers, Soviet Booklet No. 76, published in London, 1960.

The spy pilot the US did not love

Bridge of Spies: An Opportunity to Bust Myths about the U-2 and the Capture of Gary Powers - AirSpaceAirSpace

Bridge of Spies: An Opportunity to Bust Myths about the and the Capture of Gary Powers - AirSpaceAirSpace

May 1, 1960: Francis Gary Powers Shot Down Over Soviet Union in U-2 Spyplane - http://www.historyandheadlines.com/may-1-1960-francis-gary-powers-shot-soviet-union-u-2-spyplane/

Gary Powers was flying the spy plane the over Russia when he was shot down/or shot at by a russian SAM. The missile either struck the plane or shrapnel from the missile damaged the tail of the plane.

August 19,1960: U-2 PILOT IS SENTENCED  -   Captured American U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers is sentenced to 10-years imprisonment by the Soviet Union for his confessed espionage.

August 19,1960: U-2 PILOT IS SENTENCED - Captured American U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers is sentenced to 10-years imprisonment by the Soviet Union for his confessed espionage.

U-2 Spy Plane Incident May 7, 1960, Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev announces that the Soviet Union is holding American U-2 pilot Gary Powers.

Spotlight: Spy Plane Incident May Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev announces that the Soviet Union is holding American pilot Gary Powers. We present the propaganda booklet, The Powers’.

Gary Powers - Not A Cold War Hero To All Americans - https://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/gary-powers.html

The Lockheed is a single-jet engine, ultra-high altitude reconnaissance aircraft operated by the United States Air Force and the CIA. It provides day and…

Francis Gary Powers (August 17, 1929-August 1, 1977) Arlington National Cemetery, Washington, D.C.

Francis Gary Powers (August Arlington National Cemetery, Washington, D.

Francis Gary Powers the U-2 spy plane pilot who was captured by the Russians in 1960 sparking an international furor dies in TV traffic reporting helicopter crash - 1977

Francis Gary Powers dies in helicopter crash

Francis Gary Powers the spy plane pilot who was captured by the Russians in 1960 sparking an international furor dies in TV traffic reporting helicopter crash - 1977

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The spy pilot the US did not love

Gary Powers, the US pilot in the Cold War prisoner exchange depicted in Bridge of Spies, returned home to a chorus of criticism - but was this fair?

Voices Under Berlin: Francis Gary Powers Commemorative Cinderella ...

Voices Under Berlin: Francis Gary Powers Commemorative Cinderella .

Austin Stowell Interview: Bridge of Spies' Francis Gary Powers

Austin Stowell Interview: Bridge of Spies' Francis Gary Powers

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