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Old 06-13-2018, 09:38 AM
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June 13, 1952: A Swedish DC-3 airplane with a crew of 8 disappears over the Baltic Sea. Three days later a rescue plane is shot down by the Soviet Union. All aboard that second plane manage to ditch the aircraft and survive. This became known as the Catalina Incident.

The Soviets denied any wrong doing. It was only after 40 years had passed that the truth finally came out. The Swedish DC-3 has been doing spywork for NATO. It was also shot down by the Soviets.