• GRC-115

    Posted on September 12th, 2009 Administrator No comments

    The Chinese shot down the U-2 for the first time on September 9 of 1962, killing the pilot Chen Huai (陳懷). Before this fateful mission, Chen had flown three other operational missions in the U-2, including the first ever Blackcat mission GRC-100. But unlike his first mission, whose aim was to collect intelligence on the development of Chinese long-range missiles in Central China, the second mission Chen flew, GRC-115, was to cover the coastal provinces of East China.

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