Graduated from Higher Military Pilot School,
Armavir, 1979; Major and pilot, Soviet Air Forces; was selected as cosmonaut on
(cosmonaut basic training): 01.10.1990 -
06.03.1992; died (drowned) on 11.07.1993 during survival training at Black Sea.
At that time he trained as crew
along with his mates
; on July 11, 1993
Vozovikov and Lazutkin
their resting place to fish and hunting. Vozovikov, an experienced diver,
tangled up in a fishing net and could not free himself, also
, was not able to
help him; the death body of Vozovikov was found a day later by a salvage team.