Helicopter Squadron Commander / Pilot

Unit: 16th Army Aviation Brigade, 4th Air and Air Defence Forces, Southern Military District.

Cargo ID: #265

Full Name: Alexander Yurievich Shevtsov

Russian Name: Шевцов Александр Юрьевич

Date of Birth: August 14, 1983 (age: 38 years)

Place of Birth: Khabarovsk, Russia

Lived In: Shebekino, Belgorod Oblast, Russia

Education: Syzran Higher Military Aviation School of Pilots (2002)

Awards: Order of Courage (ph.)

Previously Deployed: He performed combat missions in Chechnya and Syria, in Ukraine he was performing rescue operations.

" After graduating from aviation school, he was sent to serve as a pilot-navigator of a helicopter detachment in the 1st Guards Mixed Aviation Division of the 4th Air Force and Air Defense Army. 13 years later, with the rank of major, Alexander Yuryevich Shevtsov became a helicopter flight commander and received the qualification of a first-level pilot. "
On June 24, a memorial plate to Alexander Yuryevich was installed in the Iceberg military-patriotic park in memory of the commander of the Airborne Forces D.S. Sukhorukov in the city of Shebekino. At city school No. 2, where the serviceman studied, a memorial plaque and a memory corner were opened.

Number B0053

Mi-8MTV-5 "57 Blue "Nikolai Maidanov"" RF-04525
s/n? (2021 onwards)
16th Army Aviation Brigade, Zernograd airfield, Rostov region.
Commander - Major Shevtsov Alexander Yurievich (Cargo ID #265)( denazified )
Navigator - ? (denazified)
Flight Engineer - senior lieutenant Reutin Ivan Gennadievich (captured, exchanged)
Passengers (8 pcs.):
search and rescue service:
Commander - captain Semikin Anatoly Vladimirovich (31st IAP; captured)
aviation rescuer – ? (denazified)
paramedic - ? (denazified)
fire covering group:
? (denazified)
? (denazified)
? (denazified)
? (denazified)
? (denazified)
Demilitarized on March 4, 2022 near Volnovakha, Donetsk region, during the search/evacuation of Major Ivan Vorobyov (Cargo ID #528), pilot of Su-25SM3 RF-93026