Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts

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Leonid Georgiyevich

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Personal data

Birthdate:  25.06.1950
Birthplace:  Safonovo / Smolensk Oblast / Russian SFSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  one
Selection date:  23.08.1976
Selection group:  TsPK-6
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Deceased 24.10.1980
Date of death:  24.10.1980
Place of death:  Akhtubinsk / Astrakhan Oblast / Russian SFSR

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Additional information

Major and pilot, Soviet Air Force; graduated from Higher Air Force School, Katchinsk, 1971; was selected on 23.08.1976 as cosmonaut (TsPK-6); OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 23.08.1976 - 30.01.1979; died in a crash of a MiG-27 jet.

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