MOSCOW, 5 may — RIA Novosti. the Deputy of the General Director of Corporation “Irkut” and certification as a civil aircraft Igor Vinogradov has died after a short illness. This was reported on the website of the Corporation.

“the Untimely death of our colleague and friend is a huge loss for the entire civil aviation of Russia. Igor Lvovich was a high-level professional in the field of aviation, a talented organizer, attentive and responsive leader,” the message reads.

According to the source RBC, Saturday Vinogradova was hospitalized with pneumonia.

Vinogradov was engaged in certification of the Russian SSJ100 aircraft.