Anton Listopad, One of Ukraine’s Best Air Force Pilots, Killed

OLENA ROSHCHINA – Monday, August 15, 2022, 08:19

Anton Lystopad, awarded the title of best pilot of the Air Force of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in 2019, was killed in the war with Russia.

sauce: Ivano-Frankivsk Physical-Technical Lyceum where Lystopad graduated FacebookVolodymyr Verkalets, Veterans of the Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast and State Representative for Counterterrorist Operations Participant Affairs, Facebook

Quoted from Lyceum: “On the day of the 30th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence, millions of Ukrainians watched with admiration and pride the fly past as part of the military parade. It was Anton.”


detail: “Anton’s path to becoming a fighter jet pilot has been a difficult but rewarding one,” says the Lyceum. The young man stubbornly pursued his dream of becoming a pilot.

Anton Lystopad participated in military operations in eastern Ukraine and was recognized as the best pilot of the Ukrainian Air Force in 2019.

He joined the defense of Ukraine in the first moments following Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine.


Just days before his death, President Volodymyr Zelensky awarded him the Order of Courage 3rd class.

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