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Location: Chengdu, Sichuan, PRC
|Posted: Sat Dec 08, 2012 3:17 pm Post subject: The Day Red Square Became a Landing Strip
Twenty-five years later:
Mathias Rust: German teenager who flew to Red Square
"In 1987 a West German teenager shocked the world, by flying through Soviet air defences to land a Cessna aeroplane in Red Square. He was jailed for more than a year - but a quarter of a century later, he has no regrets."