Colonel Igor Bedzai died during a combat mission as part of a Mi-14 helicopter from Russian missiles.
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During the battles for Ukraine, Colonel Igor Bedzai, Deputy Commander of the Naval Forces of Ukraine for Aviation, died in the Ukrainian sky. Taras Chmut, director of the “Turn back alive” fund, reports this.
It is indicated that the Ukrainian military was killed during a combat mission as part of a Mi-14 naval helicopter from a Russian fighter missile.
What is known about Colonel Igor Bedzai?
Ex-commander of the 10th Naval Aviation Brigade from Novofedorovka near Sak in the Crimea. In 2014, during the occupation of Crimea, he was one of the few commanders who showed leadership qualities and determination. He organized the personnel, prepared the equipment and, in front of the Russian invaders, overtook all aviation to mainland Ukraine. He performed this operation twice.
According to Chmut, in fact, thanks to his actions, Ukraine was able to maintain naval aviation.
Recall that the Turn Back Alive Foundation will purchase 25 Leleka-100 UAVs for the Ukrainian army.
On May 8, the Ukrainian military sank the Raptor boat with the strike Bayraktar near Zmeiny Island.