The N-1 launch on 3 July, 1969 (5L)


Lift-off from N-1 pad #1 at Tyuratam at 20:18:32 UT. Just 0.24 second before liftoff oxidizer pump #8 ingests a slag fragment and explodes.

The 5L vehicle clears the service tower
A flash of fire as the vehicle climbs past the top of the tower.
Engines shut down, except engine #23; the control signal line apparently cut by another exploding engine. Note the holes in the aft skirt (bright spots) caused by several exploded engines/turbopumps.
The launch escape tower ignites as the vehicle keels over.
The LOK is pulled away by the escape rocket.

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