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Mathias Rust über seine Landung in Moskau

Mathias Rust, the teenager who flew illegally to Red Square, 1987

Mathias Rust, the teenager who flew illegally to Red Square, 1987

19 yr. old German pilot lands plane right next to the Kremlin, 1987 Mathias Rust was your average 19 year old teenager only he had a particular interest in Politics. As an amateur pilot he decided to fly his single engine plane over 500 miles from his home country of Germany to the gates of the Kremlin in Moscow. He flew right past the Soviet Military defense systems and even was tailed by Soviet fighters that had requested permission to shoot down the small plane but they never got the go…

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Mathias Rust's Cessna 172 that landed illegally in the Red Square on May A German amateur pilot that flew from Finland to Moscow (while being tracked by the Soviet air defense as well as Soviet Jet Interceptors - which never received permission to fire).

Mathias Rust lands on the Red Square

Mathias Rust - the fall of an angel

Mathias Rust leaning over his Cessna 172 after flying it from West Germany entering illegally the Soviet airspace and landing on Red Square in Moscow on 28 May x

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.

The German teenager who landed on Red Square

German pilot Matthias Rust’s Cessna after flying from Finland and landing in Moscow’s Red Square, 28 May 1987 [[MORE]] prevori: Matthias Rust wikipedia article.

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19 year old Mathias Rust flew his Cessna into the USSR landing in red square, on May 28th 1987 the then minister for defense was fired and a year later the nuclear arms treaty between the USA & the USSR was signed. The difference a person can make!!

Mathias Rust - the fall of an angel

September German Mathias Rust "goes on trial in Moscow [USSR] for illegally landing near Red Square.

Kremlin Caper: Mathias Rust's Landing on Red Square | People & Politics

On May Mathias Rust made headlines when he piloted a rented Cessna across the Iron Curtain, landing it in Red Square in front of the Kremlin.

Matthias Rust in 1987  "I thought every human on this planet is responsible for some progress and I was looking for an opportunity to take my share in it," he says.

The German teenager who landed on Red Square

Rust was sentenced to four years in a labour camp

25 años del loco vuelo de Mathias Rust sobre la Unión Soviética

25 años del loco vuelo de Mathias Rust sobre la Unión Soviética

The flying hooligan who broke through the Iron Curtain

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