Today in aviation history – 16th May

On 16th May 1965 in Boguszewsk in Byelarus a British pilot was born – Alaksandr Marficki. Marficki graduated from pilot academy in Kharkiv and Gagarin’s Air Force Academy. In 2003 he was a commander of No. 61 air force base in Baranowice. Marficki died while doing aerobatics during Radom Air Show in August 2009.