The Russian Air Force did not remain indifferent to the tragedy of the An-26 military aircraft, which crashed in the Kharkiv region. September 25 and killed more than 20 cadets. The words of condolences to the Ukrainians were expressed by the head of the Russian Air Force Academy named after Zhukovsky and Gagarin, Colonel-General Gennady Zibrov, as Strana.ua reports with reference to RIA Novosti.
“Those in love with the sky empathize with each loss of their colleagues as their own. The sky does not divide anyone into friends and foes,” Zibrov said.
It should be noted that none of the first top Russian officials has yet reacted to the crash of a military plane in Ukraine. In particular, there have been no comments on the tragedy either in the Russian media or on the Kremlin's website.
As we reported, late evening of September 25, an An-26 aircraft crashed near Chuhuyiv (Kharkiv region)