An attack on an airfield in Kursk killed one of the leaders of the air regiment: details have surfaced. Photo
As a result of an attack on the Khalino airfield in Kursk on September 24, Lieutenant Colonel Oleksandr Hal of the Russian Armed Forces was killed. He served as the deputy commander of the 14th Fighter Aviation Regiment for military and political work, and during the "special operation" he hunted for Ukrainian air defense, flying more than 60 combat missions.
The death of the occupier was reported in a Russian public account dedicated to losses among the Russian military. They said that the eliminated officer was 48 years old and came from the village of Solntsevo, Kursk region.
He graduated from the school in Shchigry (also Kursk region), Kursk Music College, then was drafted into the Russian army. He served as a MiG-23 aircraft mechanic.
In 2000, Oleksandr Hal graduated with honors from the pilot school in Armavir (Krasnodar Territory, Russia), where he mastered the L-39 and MiG-29 aircraft.
The occupier served in the 14th Fighter Aviation Regiment as a pilot of an aviation squadron. He took part in the war in Syria, and from the first day of the invasion of Ukraine "performed tasks to suppress air defense systems" and "gain superiority on the ground and in the air," the Russian public said.
It is noted that the occupier carried out more than 60 combat miss ions during the war against Ukraine. He was killed on September 24 as a result of a UAV attack on the occupiers' Kursk-Vostochnyi airfield.
As reported by OBOZ.UA:
- On September 24, the Russian city of Kursk reported a UAV attack on an administrative building in the city center.
- The Defence Intelligence of Ukraine said that the attack hit the FSB building and an oil refinery near the airfield.
- In the evening of the same day, the explosions repeated, and Russian propagandists hinted at arrivals near the Khalino airfield and expressed condolences to the dead occupiers.