October 24, 1960 in History
Event:
Disaster on U.S.S.R. (Baikonoer) launch pad, kills missile expert Nedelin and team (165 die-unconfirmed); U.S.S.R. claims killed in plane crash




Related Topics:
claims
crash
disaster
expert
killed
kills
launch
Missile
pad
plane
team

Related Year:
1960

Related Events:
October 24





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