Russian rocket kills Deputy Commander of Ukraine’s Navy, Col. Ihor Bedzai

Russian rocket kills Deputy Commander of Ukraine’s Navy, Col. Ihor Bedzai

Deputy Commander of the Ukrainian Navy, Col. Ihor Bedzai has been killed in action.

This was reported by the state-run Ukrinform News Agency on Monday May 9, 2022.

It was reported that Col. Ihor Bedzai was killed by a Russian fighter rocket during a combat mission.

Mr Bedzai was killed by a Russian fighter rocket during a combat mission as part of the Mi-14 naval helicopter crew.

The director of the Come Back Alive Charitable Foundation had reported. 

The report did not disclose in what battle and when Bedzai was killed.

Bedzai formerly served as a commander of the 10th Naval Aviation Brigade.

He was known for successfully evacuating military equipment from Crimea to Ukraine after the peninsula was incorporated into Russia in 2014 following a referendum.

(Xinhua/Parkchester Times)