President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky paid a visit to the cadet of the flight faculty of Ivan Kozhedub National Air Force University of Kharkiv Vyacheslav Zolochevsky who was wounded as a result of a crash of the An-26 military aircraft the night before near Chuhuiv. This is reported on the President's Office website.
The Head of State arrived at the Military Medical Clinical Center of the Northern Region, where the wounded cadet was hospitalized.
Head of the Center Eduard Khoroshun told the President that the condition of the patient is of medium severity. However, the military is still conscious.
Vyacheslav told Volodymyr Zelensky that everything happened very quickly and it was unclear what was happening. According to him, the cadets and crew were acquaintances and had already flown together.
The President asked whether the doctors and the victim had everything necessary for medical care.
"We wish you a speedy recovery," Volodymyr Zelensky said, addressing the wounded man.
The Head of State also talked to the cadet's mother Iryna and expressed words of support to her. They will be provided with all necessary assistance in case of need.
Cadet of Ivan Kozhedub National Air Force University of Kharkiv Vyacheslav Zolochevsky is the only survivor of the crash of the An-26 military aircraft, which occurred during scheduled training flights on September 25, 2020 near Chuhuiv, Kharkiv region. There were 20 cadets and seven crew members on board.