(26. 12. 1937 - 28. 11. 1973)
E fox Gennady deputy commander of Squadron 982 th Fighter Regiment (34 th Air Army, Transcaucasus VO) Captain. Born December 26, 1937 in the city of Stalingrad (now Volgograd) in a working class family. Russian. Member of the CPSU since 1961. After graduating from high school in 1955 enrolled in the Bataisk Military Aviation School, from which he graduated in 1959. He served in various locations. Last duty station was in the garrison city Vaziani (Georgia).
November 28, 1973 Captain Eliseev GN. carrying on combat duty at the airport Vaziani. Near Mugan valley (Azerbaijan), the State Border of the USSR had violated the aircraft F-4 Phantom "(T-33?) Air Force of Iran. Upon instruction from the manual he first took the willingness Б•¬ 1, and then took off on the MiG-21cm to intercept the violator aircraft. Captain Eliseev offender caught near the border. From the earth entered an order: "Target destroyed!". Eliseev Let 2 missiles, but they passed. With manual received an order to stop the flight captain of the Black enemy at any cost. Eliseev said: "Executing". Apparently Eliseev forgot that his aircraft (the only one in the regiment) armed with a gun, and decided to go to ram. He approached the intruders, and his fighter wing struck his tail. He went down. The crew of American and Iranian an air cadet instructor ejected and was detained by border guards. Airplane Eliseeva after ramming crashed into a mountain, pilot killed. It happened at 13.15.
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union Gennady Eliseev conferred posthumously on Dec. 14, 1973 for their courage and heroism in carrying out assignments for prisecheniyu flight wrongdoing.
. H agrazhden Order of Lenin and medals
. Buried in the city of Volgograd, where the street named after him and a memorial plaque. Forever enrolled in the lists of the military unit. Eliseev currently residing in the city of Minsk (Belarus).
Biography provided by AE Melnikov
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