Russian R-7 Rocket Launch Crash

Russians trying to blow up them selves ..

The launch occurred at the Plesetsk Cosmodrome on October 15, 2002 at 18:20. The launch failed after one of the rocket’s five engines did not start, resulting in an unstable flight plan. Approximately fifteen seconds after lift-off, the rocket fell back to the launch pad and exploded. The explosion killed 20-year-old soldier Ivan Marchenko, who had been watching the launch from behind a large glass window in a processing facility a kilometre from the launch pad. Eight other soldiers who were with Marchenko were injured, six being hospitalized.

source: Russian rocket crashed back to Earth after engine failure; spectators run for their lives

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