Vladyslav Voloshyn

 

 

Age: 29

 

Summary: Ukrainian pilot who was blamed by Russia over the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, who had flown 33 combat missions in a low-flying Su-25 ground attack jet against Russian-backed separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine and had been granted a medal for bravery, who had called the Russian allegation a lie after Dutch investigators concluded that a Russian Buk missile had destroyed the Boeing 777 jet, killing 298 people and who was described by Ukraine as a war hero.

 

 

Cause of Death: Suicide by gunshot

 

Born: December 27, 1988

 

Died: March 18, 2018

 

Location: Mykolaiv, Ukraine