Gennady Eliseev. Biography. Service. Fighting. Awards. Ranks. Memory.
GN Eliseev - lock Squadron 982-34-th Regiment th Fighter Transcaucasian military district, captain; the pilot who made the very first ram in the nascent history of jet aviation.
Born 26.12.1937 Eliseev in the city of Stalingrad (now Volgograd), grew up in a working class family. In 1961 year he joined the Communist Party. After completing high school, he entered the Bataisk Aviation School in 1955, graduated from that in 1959 year. Elisha served in different parts. The last duty station was garrisoned in the area of the Georgian city of Vaziani.
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Hero of the Soviet Union.
28.11.1973 Captain Elisha was at the airfield in Vaziani, carried on combat duty. In the area of Mugan valley of the state border of the country violated F-4 plane "Phantom", owned by the Iranian Air Force. Under orders from the command post took Eliseev willingness number 1, and then took off on a MiG-21SM and went to intercept the plane violated the airspace of the country. Not far from the border, he caught up with "The Phantom."
On the ground he was ordered: "Destroy the target!". The pilot made the launch of two missiles, but they passed the offender. With the manual followed by the order to Captain Black at all costs enemy advance deep into Soviet territory. Elisha said: "Running".
Apparently, Captain Elisha forgot that his air machine (only in the regiment) armed with a gun, and decided to ram the enemy. He made a rapprochement with the offending aircraft and struck on his tail wing of his fighter. He went down sharply. The crew, consisting of Iranian and American uchlёta instructor ejected from the damaged aircraft and a detachment of border guards had been detained. The aircraft captain Eliseeva crashed into a mountain after the ramming, the pilot was killed. It happened in the hours 13 15 minutes.
Elisha was buried in Volgograd Dar mountain on civilian cemetery.
One of the streets is named after Hero of the Volgograd and on it a memorial plaque. Captain Elisha enrolled in the lists of their military unit - Forever. On his grave in 1975 year erected a monument of polished granite, which shows a pilot-hero. Eliseev family currently resides in Minsk - the capital of Belarus.
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