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|Born||9 August 1919
Karaganda, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union
|Died||19 December 1942(aged 23)|
Abdirov is a legendary figure in his hometown of Karaganda, Kazakhstan. According to local history, when Abdirov's plane was disabled by enemy fire, he and gunner Aleksandr Komissarov heroically steered his descent to crash into a column of German tanks, sacrificing his own life to destroy his enemy.
On March 31, 1943, Abdirov was posthumously made Hero of the Soviet Union.
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