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Rimantas Antanas-Antonovich Stankiavicius

Rimantas Stankiavicius

Born: 26 July 1944, Kapsukas, Lithuania

Nationality: Lithuanian

Died: 9 September 1990 (Crash of Su-27 fighter at an airshow in Italy)

Group: Buran Group (3 August 1978)

Group2: MAP Group 1 ( 1981)

Status: Deceased

Stankiavicius flew on 14 of the 25 Buran approach and landing tests. He was on the backup crew for Soyuz-T 12 and would have flown on the first manned orbital Buran flight.


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