Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

Bukreyev

Viktor Bukreyev

Букреев

Viktor Ivanovich
Виктор Иванович

USSR

USSR

Personal data

Birthdate:  05.04.1949
Birthplace:  Kamensk-Uralski
Marital status:  
Children:  
Selection date:  01.01.1977
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  died 17.05.1977
Day of death:  17.05.1977
Place of death:  ?

Additional information

First Lieutenant, test pilot 4th class; 1977 for LII as "cosmonaut-aspirant" selected, but never confirmed by GMVK; died on 22.05.1977 following a crash with his airplane type MiG-25 PU on 17.05.1977; only the commander of the crew, Lebedinski survived.

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