Katastrofa su-27: it became known the name of the pilot

Катастрофа Су-27: стало известно имя пилота

The deceased major was 482 hours flying, of which 45 hours this year. He participated in the ATO in 2014.

During the collapse of multi-purpose fighter su-27 near the airfield in Ozerne Zhytomyr region killed the military pilot first class, major Alexander Fomenko. On Saturday, December 15, reported the press service of the command of the air forces of Ukraine on his page in Facebook.

“Data pilot: major Fomenko Alexander, the chief of air fire and tactical training of crew of tactical aircraft of air command Center of Air forces of Armed forces of Ukraine. In 1975, a Ukrainian, was born in Shostka, Sumy oblast. … In the Armed forces since 1992. Military pilot 1st class. Mastered these types of aircraft: L-39, MiG-29, su-27”, – stated in the message.

It is noted that the deceased was 482 hours flying, of which 45 hours this year. The major was prepared to conduct combat actions in the full Course of combat training, as an instructor in simple and complex meteorological conditions by day. Alexander Fomenko participated in the ATO in 2014.

It is noted that the deceased left a wife and daughter.

Катастрофа Су-27: стало известно имя пилота

Mayor Alexander Fomenko. Photo: Command of the air forces of Ukraine

Procedural guidance pre-trial investigation of the crash led the Main military Prosecutor’s office of Ukraine. About it reports a press-service of military Prosecutor of the Central region of Ukraine.

In the group of procedural prosecutors included also prosecutors of the military Prosecutor of the Central region of Ukraine and the Zhytomyr garrison.

The investigation is conducted by investigators of the Central apparatus of the State Bureau of investigation.

We will remind, on December 15 fighter su-27 crashed while landing during a routine flight in the Zhytomyr region.

And on October 16 crashed fighter su-27UB nearby city of Berdichev during international exercises clear sky. Then killed both pilots, an American Colonel Seth Nehring and Ukrainian Colonel Ivan Petrenko.

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