About of Ukraine the death of air force pilot A. Listopad was announced by the physics and technical lyceum of the Ivan Frankivsk region, where he studied.
“Anton became a top-class military pilot. On the 30th anniversary of independence, millions of Ukrainians watched with admiration and pride the flight of the military parade aviation column over Khreshtiatyk. Anton was the leader of this column,” the lyceum said in a statement.
The information about the death of the pilot was also confirmed by Volodymyr Verkalec, the representative of the service of participants of the Anti-Terrorism Operations Area (ATO) in the Ivano-Frankivsk region.
A. Listopad participated in battles in the east of Ukraine.
In 2019, A. Listopad was recognized as the best pilot of the Ukrainian Air Force.
In June, Volodymyr Zelensky awarded him the Order of Courage, 3rd degree. The order was awarded to A. Listopad at the beginning of August – a few days before his death.
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