(7. 7. 1922 - 27. 3. 1968)
With eregin Vladimir Senior Pilot 672 th Attack Aviation Regiment (306 th assault aviation division, 10-Attack Air Corps, 17 Air Army, the 3rd Ukrainian Front), Lieutenant
. Born July 7, 1922 in Moscow in the family of an employee of the Moscow Post Office. Russian. Member of the CPSU since 1945. Graduated 10 classes. In 1940, volunteered for the Red Army. In 1943 he graduated from the Tambov Military Aviation School of Pilots.
H as the Great Patriotic War from October 1943. He fought in the skies of Ukraine, Moldova, Romania, Bulgaria, Yugoslavia. Liberated Hungary and Austria. All during the war flew about 200 sorties, 19 air battles down 3 enemy planes.
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union with the award of the Order of Lenin and medal "Gold Star" Vladimir Seryogin awarded June 29, 1945 for 140 sorties to attack enemy, . exploration and photography of important objects of the enemy.,
. Fter the war he continued to serve the Air Force.
. In 1953 he graduated from the Faculty of Engineering Seregin Air Force Engineering Academy
. Zhukovsky and in accordance with his desire to be appointed in a test Institute for Air Force. Flying as a test pilot, he began a plane MiG-15 UTI. Good engineering training, pilot experience, the past hard school of war, allowed Vladimir quickly enter operational test pilots. He had many occasions to get into difficult situations, making difficult the test flights, including the formulation of recommendations to minimize weather during approach, to establish flight restrictions, etc.. In one of the flight controls collapsed Management prototype. Risking their lives, managed to land at the airport.
In May 1958 he was awarded the qualification test pilot Class 2 in 1967 - 1 Class. Since 1964, he was a military pilot class 1, with this qualification confirmed twice - in 1966 and 1967. He had almost five years of experience of instructor. Total flying time - more than 4 thousand hours. Awarded the Order of Lenin, 2 orders of the Red Banner, Order of the Patriotic War 1 and 2 degrees, 4 orders of the Red Star and medals.
. 27 March 1968 the commander of the training regiment Cosmonaut Training Center, Colonel-Engineer Seregin along the astronaut Col. Yuri A. Gagarin carried out a training flight on the MiG-15 UTI as an instructor
. In the area of the village Novoselovo Kirzhachsky district of Vladimir region for unknown reason the aircraft went into a tailspin, for the withdrawal of which lacked height. Crew Killed. Urn containing the ashes Seregina installed in the Kremlin wall on Red Square in Moscow. The name of the street are in Moscow (near VVIA them. Zhukovsky) and Donetsk.
Biography provided by AE Melnikov
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2) Heroes of fire years. - Kn. 2. - M.: "Moscow Worker", 1976.
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4) Krivoruchko MG, etc.. Moscow - Heroes of the Great Patriotic. M. worker ", 1981