Pavel Golovin

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Pavel Golovin
Born 26 April 1909
Naro-Fominsk
Died 27 April 1940(1940-04-27) (aged 31)
Allegiance  Soviet Union
Awards Hero of the Soviet Union Order of Lenin

Pavel Golovin (April 26, 1909, Naro-Fominsk — April 27, 1940) was a Soviet polar aviation pilot, colonel.

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Golovin was the first Soviet pilot to fly over the North Pole, on May 5 1937.

Awards: Hero of the Soviet Union, Order of Lenin, Order of the Red Banner, Order of the Red Star.

A street in his city of birth, Naro-Fominsk, is named after him.

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