Sugrobov Konstantin Nikolaevich

(1896 – 10.08.1941)  

A polar pilot, a flight engineer, a member of the first Air Expedition to the North Pole in 1937 on an “USSR N-172” aircraft, driven by A.D. Alekseev. In 1938 as part of the crew A.D. Alekseev  participated in the evacuation of members of the expedition and teams from the ice-breaking ships “G. Sedov”, “Sadko” and “Malygin”, drifting in the Laptev sea.

With the beginning of World War II, he was seconded from the Main Directorate of the Northern Sea Route to the heavy-bomber air group being created. He served in the rank of military engineer 3rd rank in the 432th heavy bomber aviation regiment.

He died in a plane crash on a Pe-8 plane. He was buried at the Kazan cemetery of the city of Pushkin, Leningrad region.

Cape in the east on the island of Hoffmann in the archipelago of Franz Josef Land. Named by cartographers in the 1950s.


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