Pilot of the Aircraft Shot Down by Terrorists over Sloviansk was Paid Last Respects in the Kyiv Region. VIDEO

A 12-year-old boy was left fatherless.

Oleksii Potapenko was paid last respectsin the village of Makarov of the Kyiv region, Censor.NET informs citing TSN.

The fallen pilot was buried with thefull military honors: a guard of honor and a military band. Thecoffin was carried through the village and buried in the localcemetery.

Theon-board mechanic was one of the five pilots killed underSloviansk. The missile, launched with the newest Russian portableair defense missile system "Verba", shot down the AN-30 militaryplane. Three of the eight members of the crew managed toparachute.

The government promises to pay 600thousand UAH to each family of the fallen pilots as well as 70% ofthe pilots' salary will be payed each month.

OleksiiPotapenko was 36 years old. A 12-year-old boy was leftfatherless.

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/v289525