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Maxim Gorky Memorial
Birth: unknown
Death: May 18, 1935

On May 18, 1935, the propaganda passenger aircraft Tupolev ANT-20 "Maxim Gorky" and three more planes were performing a demonstration flight over Moscow, Russia. As a result of a poorly executed loop maneuver by a an accompanying I-5 Fighter which collided into the "Maxim Gorky", both planes crashed into a low-rise residential neighborhood. Forty-five people were killed in the crash, including crew members and thirty-three family members of some of those who had built the aircraft. In a state funeral to those whom lost their lives in the incident the monument was dedicated to their memory with bronze plaques over each of the graves. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 

Cause of death: Plane crash
 
Burial:
Novodevichy Cemetery *
Moscow
Moscow Federal City, Russia
*Memorial Site [?]
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Dec 28, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 19219
Maxim Gorky Memorial
Added by: Doug Alberg
 
Maxim Gorky Memorial
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