An-26 crash: Kharkiv honors memory of deceased cadet

Source : 112 Ukraine

The farewell ceremony was held at the Memorial of Glory from 09:00 to 10:00
11:12, 29 September 2020

The farewell ceremony in memory of cadet Vitalii Volkhovskyi was held in Kharkiv
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September 29, the farewell ceremony in memory of cadet Vitalii Volkhovskyi, who managed to survive the crash of the An-26 military aircraft near Chuhuiv but died in intensive care, was held in Kharkiv. This was reported by a correspondent of 112 Ukraine TV channel.

"The farewell ceremony in memory of Vitalii Volkhovskyi, who died in the plane crash, has just ended," the correspondent said.

It took place at the Memorial of Glory from 09:00 to 10:00.

Related: An-26 crew commander reported left engine failure few minutes before fall

As we reported earlier, on September 25, at about 20:50 near the military airport of Chuhuiv, Kharkiv region, a military aircraft AN-26 fell and caught fire.

Rescue work was carried out by 70 people of the State Emergency Situations Service. According to preliminary estimates of flight safety specialists, one of the sensors in the left engine of the aircraft failed.
The Ministry of Defense will pay 53,000 dollars, as a one-time allowance, to families of the soldiers killed in the crash.

It is noted that payments are guaranteed by the law on the social protection of military personnel and their families.

Related: An-26 crash near Kharkiv: Decryption of black boxes starts

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