Commander of the Aviation Detachment, Aircraft Commander - Major

Unit: Ilyushin Il-76M (RF86868), 117th Military Transport Aviation Regiment, 18th Guards Military Transport Aviation Division, 61st Air Army

Of Note: Although russia is claiming it was RF86868 that was shot down, this exact ID is in doubt

Cargo ID: #1134

English Name: Stanislav Alekseevich Bezzubkin

Russian Name: Беззубкин Станислав Алексеевич

Date of Birth: September 11, 1987 (age: 36 years)

Place of Birth: Tambov, Tambov Oblast, Russia

Place of Death: Korochansky district, Belgorod region, Russia. (Russian BUK Missile)

Of Note: Despite all of the Russian propaganda that has been released even up to and including Lies to the U.N. Security Council, at the time of this shooting down, there was an ongoing AFU UAV attack going on in the area of the Military Airfield in Belgorod, the most likely scenario is that the BUK launched missile to defend against the on-going drone attack lost track of its intended target and then picked up the largest thing available when trying to acquire a new target, the Il-76

Education: Krasnodar Higher Military Aviation School (KVVAUL)

Awards: Order of Courage (ph.), Nesterov medal, medal “For Military Valor”, II degree, medal “For Distinction in Military Service”, medal “Participant in Military Operations in Syria”, others under investigation

The commander of the downed plane, 36-year-old S. Bezzubkin, graduated from the Krasnodar Higher Military Aviation School. He has already been nominated for awards after fighting fires in Turkey and serving in Syria. The pilot is survived by his wife and daughter.
The Il-76 navigator is 41-year-old Vysokin A., originally from Orenburg, he graduated from the Chelyabinsk Red Banner Military Aviation Institute of Navigators. He is survived by his wife and two children.
Il-76M, RF86828

The crew commander was 35-year-old Stanislav Bezzubkin, who graduated from the Krasnodar Military School. The pilot was married - this year the couple was supposed to celebrate their 10th anniversary. During this time, two daughters were born into the family: the eldest is five years old, and the youngest is only three years old. In an interview with, the pilot’s wife said that the girls do not yet know about the death of their father.
Colleagues note that Major Bezzubkin was known for his professional competence and responsibility.
Lieutenant Vladislav Chmirev, assistant commander, was always ready to support his comrades in any situation. He was only 24 years old, he, like the flight commander, graduated from the Krasnodar Higher Military Aviation School and got married immediately after graduation. The fate of the young man could hardly have developed without the sky, because Vladislav grew up in a dynasty of pilots. As a friend of the deceased said, in the school where they studied, there were photographs of Vlad’s grandfather and father, of which he was very proud.
Major Alexey Vysokin, the navigator, had vast experience and skills that helped him make the right decisions in difficult conditions.
Captain Andrey Piluev, an on-board engineer, always monitored the technical condition of the aircraft and guaranteed its safety. He was 38 years old. Since childhood, relatives of the deceased share, Andrei dreamed of heaven. Therefore, after graduating from school, I entered the Irkutsk Higher Military Aviation Engineering School to major in flight engineer.
34-year-old warrant officer Sergei Zhitenev, an on-board aviation technician, was an indispensable crew member who was always ready for any repair work. The hero has served in Syria and saved people from a burning plane. Sergei has been in aviation since he was 18 years old. The wife says that she always asked her lover to choose a safer profession. To which he always answered: “Don’t worry, the main thing is.” Sergei left behind a six-month-old daughter.
Senior Warrant Officer Igor Sablinsky, senior air radio operator, ensured communications and flight safety. Like the rest of the crew, he dreamed of heaven all his life. According to the publication, Igor’s wife Yulia said that on the night before the tragedy she had a terrible dream. Then she thought it was a bad sign.