OLENA ROSHCHINA – MONDAY, 15 AUGUST 2022, 08:19
Anton Lystopad, who was awarded the title of the best pilot of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in 2019, has been killed within the battle in opposition to Russia.
Supply: Ivano-Frankivsk Bodily-Technical Lyceum, of which Lystopad was a graduate, on Facebook; Volodymyr Verkalets, state consultant for Veteran and Anti-Terrorist Operation Participant affairs in Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast, on Facebook
Quote from the lyceum: “On the day of the 30th anniversary of Ukraine’s Independence, millions of Ukrainians watched the flypast performed as part of the military parade with admiration and pride. It was our Anton who was leading the formation.”
Particulars: The lyceum famous that “Anton’s path to becoming a fighter-jet pilot was difficult, but meaningful”: the younger man had stubbornly pursued his dream of turning into a pilot.
Anton Lystopad took half in army operations in japanese Ukraine and was recognised because the best pilot of the Ukrainian Air Force in 2019.
He joined the defence of Ukraine within the first moments following Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine.
Just some days earlier than his dying, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy honoured him with the Order for Braveness, third Class, a excessive state award.