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Francis Gary Powers was shot down while piloting a high-altitude U2 spy plane over the Soviet Union in 1960.

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This undated file photo from an exhibition on the legendary U.S. pilot Francis Gary Powers at the Berlin Allied Museum in 2000, shows Powers standing in front of a U-2 photo reconnaissance plane. Powers and Rudolf Ivanovich Abel were released from their prison terms for espionage and were exchanged secretly at the border between West Berlin and East Germany on Feb. 10, 1962. (AP Photo/Allied Museum, File)