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Vladimir Nikolaevich Benderov Status: Deceased. Trained as: Cosmonaut. Profession: Pilot. Sex: Male. Birth Date: 04 August 1924. Birth City: Moscow. Birth State: Moscow. Birth Country: Russia. Nationality: Russian. Date of Death: 03 June 1973. Cause of Death: Crash in Tu-144. Affiliation: KB Tupolev, test pilot. Group: 1964 Voskhod Group. Detachment: Voskhod. Date Selected: 26 May 1964. Date Departed: 02 July 1964. Comments: Flew Tupolev EPOS MiG-21 testbed (Experimentalny Pilotiruyamy Orbitalny Samolyot).
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