Died the commander of the Tu-95, the victim in the incident at the air base in the Amur region
Died the Commander of the strategic bomber Tu-95, an incident which happened in June in the Amur region of the Ukrainka airbase, said Deputy commander of the air base for work with the personnel Gleb Frolov.
"Sergei Gorshenev died, the funeral will be held on the last working day of the week, in the Novgorod region where the parents live. On the Ukrainka airbase he served my entire adult life, from Lieutenant to Lieutenant Colonel. Survived by a wife and two sons, one studying in the 2nd grade, the other was born in 2014 ", - Frolov said Fins news .
PE on the Ukrainka airbase was 8 June 2015, then strategic bomber-missile carrier Tu-95 during a routine training flight skidded off the runway strip and caught fire. The cause of PE, according to unconfirmed information, were a fire in one engine.
The Navigator of the aircraft died at the scene. Commander Sergei Porshnev received severe burns and was treated initially in the hospital of Belogorsk, then, for his life, fought in the burn center, the Ministry of defence.