Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

Mamontov

Gennadi Mamontov

Мамонтов

Gennadi Vladimirovich
Геннадий Владимирович

USSR

USSR

Personal data

Birthdate:  21.04.1938
Birthplace:  Zolotuha / Rayon Tcharabalinsk, Astrachan
Marital status:  
Children:  
Selection date:  01.01.1977
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  died 03.06.1977
Day of death:  03.06.1977
Place of death:  Ramenskoye, near Mosco

Additional information

Major and test pilot 2nd class (commander of the crew); in 1970 during tests wounded; 1977 for LII as "cosmonaut-aspirant" selected, but never confirmed by GMVK; died in an air crash with a MiG-23 UB together with Lysenko.

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