This was reported by the Ivano-Frankivsk Physical and Technical Lyceum, which A. Listopad graduated from, and Volodymyr Verkalec, representative of the State Service of War Veterans and Participants of the Anti-Terrorist Operations Zone (ATO) in the Ivano-Frankivsk region.
“On the 30th anniversary of independence, millions of Ukrainians watched with admiration and pride the flight of a military parade air column over Khreshchatyk. This column was led by our Anton,” the lyceum reminded.
“Anton’s path to the helm of a fighter was difficult, but meaningful: the young man persistently pursued his dream of becoming a pilot.”
A. Listopad took part in hostilities in the east of Ukraine in 2019. he was recognized as the best pilot of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
From the first minutes of the large-scale Russian invasion, Captain A.Listopad stood up to defend Ukraine.
A few days before his death, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky awarded him a high state award – the Order of Courage, 3rd degree.
V. Zelenskis on August 7 the military aviator congratulated: the Air Force Day of the Armed Forces of Ukraine is celebrated on the first Sunday of August.
Prepared according to “Ukrainska Pravda” information.