Navigator and Training Officer

Unit: Il-22 No. 75917, 610th Center for Combat Use and Retraining of Military Transport Aviation Flight Personnel

This command and control plane was shotdown by Wagner PMC during their march on Moscow, resulting in the deaths of the entire crew. Images and video of the crash are below.

Cargo ID: #827

English Name: Gennady Mikhailovich Belyakin

Russian Name: Белякин Геннадий Михайлович

Date of Birth: May 4, 1973 (age: 50 years)

Place of Birth: Mozdok, Mozdoksky District, North Ossetia, Russia

Education: Luhansk Higher Military Aviation School of Navigators (graduated 1994)

Flight Time: 3,520 hours

Personnel Number: L1-904766

Previous Deployments: Syria

Awards: Medal of Nesterov, Medal "For Military Valor" 2nd Class, Medal "For Distinction in Military Service" 1st Class, Medal "For Distinction in Military Service" 2nd Class, Medal "For Distinction in Military Service" 3rd Class, Medal "Participant of the Military Operation in Syria", Badge "Officer Master Class", Badge "Graduation from a Higher Education Institution"

Phone Number: +7-980-686-06-23

AI Upscaled Portrait
In Ivanovo, a monument was erected to the Il-22 crew shot down by the Wagnerites.

At the Ivanovo-Severny airfield, a monument was unveiled in honor of the Il-22 crew.

The tragic events happened on June 24.