|Birthplace:||Marijampole / Lithuania|
|Position:||Test Cosmonaut (TC)|
|Date of death:||09.09.1990|
|Place of death:||Treviso / ITALY|
Lieutenant Colonel, Soviet Air Force, Res.; graduated from Chernigov Higher Military Pilot School, 1966; civilian test pilot at LII; was selected as cosmonaut for Buran-flights on 12.07.1977 (LII-1); OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 12/78 - 7/80; was assigned as Co-Pilot for the first Buran flight; he performed 14 training flights; died in a crash of a Su-27 in an air show in Treviso (Italy).
Last update on April 19, 2018.