Airplane Crash - Near Moscow, Russia 03/27/1968

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Moscow, Russia


Date03/27/1968
Time10:31
LocationNear Moscow, Russia
OperatorMilitary - Russian Air Force
TypeMiG-15 UTI
Aboard2
Fatalities2
Ground0
SummarySoviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, 34, the first man in space, was killed along with his instructor, when the military fighter they were training in crashed approximately 30 miles east of Moscow.

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