Pilot Victor Belenkowho flew on a fighter plane to Japan, died in the USA.
Photo: “Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21” by Armchair Aviator is licensed under CC BY 2.0.
US media reported the death of traitorous pilot Viktor Belenko, who hijacked a MiG-25 fighter from the USSR to Japan in 1976. The pilot died two months ago at the age of 76.
The pilot’s action allowed the United States to study the USSR military fighter. For consulting with defense companies, the pilot received US citizenship.
Previously reported the fate of a traitor pilot Maxim Kuzminova, who killed the crew when crossing over to the Ukrainian side.
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