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Tu-144 Crash at Paris Air Show

On Sunday, 3 June 1973, the newly built Tupolev TU-144 Super Sonic Transport was doing maneuvers at the Paris Air show when it crashed. It is said that the crash was caused from excessive stress as it was turning trying to avoid other aircraft in the area. The crash tarnished the development program after many groundbreaking accomplishments –

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