Pavel Golovin

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Pavel Golovin
Головин Павел Георгиевич.jpg
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
Order of the Red Banner

Order of the Red Star

Pavel Golovin (April 26, 1909, Naro-Fominsk — April 27, 1940) was a Soviet polar aviation pilot, colonel.[1]

Biography[edit]

Golovin was the world's first 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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Головин Павел Георгиевич" [Golovin Pavel Georgiyevich]. www.warheroes.ru (in Russian). Retrieved 2015-12-22.