Tried to take the plane away from residential buildings: Pilot Daniil Murashko died in the Donetsk region
During the performance of a combat mission in the Kramatorsk district of the Donetsk region on January 27, pilot Daniil Murashko died. This was reported in the 299 tactical aviation brigade. Lieutenant General Vasily Nikiforov.
Daniil Murashko reportedly flew 141 sorties from the start of Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine on February 24, 2022, until January 27, 2023. In difficult conditions of counteraction by anti-aircraft weapons and enemy fighters, he destroyed about 70 units of armored vehicles, more than 80 vehicles, about 30 tankers of fuel and lubricants, about 600 Russian invaders.
On January 27, the plane of the Ukrainian defender was shot down by an enemy fighter .
«Seeing the Shabelkovka settlement nearby, the pilot, despite the low flight altitude, tried to take the plane away from residential buildings until the last second. In this regard, he lost altitude, could not safely eject and died the death of a Hero. For personal courage and courage shown in protecting state interests, strengthening the defense capability and security of Ukraine, Major Murashko Daniil Gennadievich was presented by the command of the military unit for the title & # 171; Hero of Ukraine & # 187; (posthumous)», — reported in the brigade.