Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

Lovchev

Georgy Lyubenov

Bulgaria

Personal data

Birthdate:  21.10.1945
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Selection date:  ??.??.1977
Position:  Research Cosmonaut (RC)
Status:  Ret. ??.??.????
Day of death:  06.05.1983
Place of death:  ?

Additional information

Graduated from the Air Force college; finished at the Georgi Benkovski Air Force Academy, Dolna Mitropolia - 1969; fighter pilot; one of six Bulgarian candidates for the first Soyuz mission, but not selected; Lieutenant Colonel; died during landing a MiG-21 due to weather conditions.

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