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Farewell ceremony for Ukraine's deceased air force pilot

18:15, 21 March 2018

People bid last farewell to Vladyslav Voloshyn, the acting director of Mykolaiv airport, located in southern Ukraine.

Hundreds came to his casket to pay honors to Major of Ukraine’s Air Force, combat pilot and the veteran of Donbas conflict. Voloshyn will be cremated in Odesa and buried in hios home town in Luhansk region.

Several days ago, 29-year-old officer shot himself with his handgun. The police investigate the tragedy, assuming it could be either a suicide or a mishandling weapon incident.

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