Russian aviation expert Anatoly Gerashchenko, who worked as the head of the Moscow Aviation Institute (MAI), has died after falling down the stairs. Gerashchenko is said to have slipped and tumbled down the stairs to his death.
Anatoly Gerashchenko Death Investigation
Russian media announced the death of Anatoly Gerashchenko, a prominent Russian aviation specialist, where it is said he had a fall at the Moscow Aviation Institute (MAI) headquarters on 21 September 2022.
A Russian channel on the messaging app Telegram, quoting the MAI, said: “This morning, 73-year-old Anatoly Gerashchenko fell from a height, flying [down] several flights of stairs.”
It added: “The scientist received injuries incompatible with life. The doctors who arrived at the scene could not save the professor.”
The post went on to say that Anatoly Gerashchenko had recently served as an adviser to Mikhail Poghosyan.
Anatoly Gerashchenko Dead: What Really Happened?
Anatoly Gerashchenko was regularly visiting the newly constructed educational and laboratory building of the institute on Orshanskaya Street . It was due to be opened in Dec 2022. The main construction work on the building had been already completed. At the time of this incident wall painting, installing interior doors, etc. were going on.
That day too Gerashchenko went to the new building to check the progress of work. On the third floor, he lost his balance and fell down the stairs. Railings of the stairs were not installed at that time and was only marked by fencing tapes. Its said that Gerashchenko could not see properly with his right eyes and stumbled on the stairs and fell three story down.
Anatoly Gerashchenko died from injuries sustained in the fall. Gerashchenko had postponed to visit his mother;s grave at Yelets due to his poor health.
Anatoly Gerashchenko Dead – What We Know So Far
Anatoly Gerashchenko, former head of the Moscow Aviation Institute (MAI), died “as a result of an accident”, the university announced in a press release on September 21, 2022.
” On September 21, 2022, as a result of an accident, Anatoly Nikolaevich Gerashchenko, Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, Advisor to the Rector of the Moscow Aviation Institute, passed away.
Anatoly Nikolaevich devoted 45 years to work at MAI, moving from senior engineer to rector – a position he held for eight years, making a huge contribution to the development of research and educational activities of the university.
Anatoly Nikolaevich studied at Institute No. 7 “Robotics and Intelligent Systems” and received the qualification of an electrical engineer. After graduating in 1977, he remained to work at his alma mater as a senior engineer. Later he held the positions of leading engineer, chief mechanic, head of the capital construction department, and for 20 years worked as vice-rector for development of the institute complex and social issues.
In 2007, Anatoly Nikolaevich was elected rector of the Moscow Aviation Institute, and in 2012 he was re-elected for another term. He held the position of rector until September 2015. Over these years, MAI has carried out a number of large educational and research projects and has shown significant growth in key performance indicators. In 2009, MAI was awarded the status of a national research university. In addition, in 2010, MAI took first place among educational organizations whose graduates are most in demand by enterprises and organizations of the defense industry. During Anatoly Nikolaevich’s work as rector, the university became a member of international associations: CDIO, PEGASUS, Association of Technical Universities of Russia and China, etc.
Among the personal achievements of Anatoly Nikolaevich is the presence of more than 100 scientific papers and articles, including his own patent. His awards include the Order of Honor, the medal of the Order of Merit for the Fatherland, 1st class, and the medal of the Order of Merit for the Fatherland, 2nd class.
At the moment, a commission is being formed to investigate this fact, which will include representatives of the Russian Ministry of Education and Science, the State Labor Inspectorate in Moscow and the Moscow Aviation Institute.
The staff of the Moscow Aviation Institute expresses condolences to the family and friends of Anatoly Nikolaevich. This is a huge loss for MAI and the scientific and pedagogical community. “
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