In the Central square of the Kuban Korenovsk city mourning has passed farewell to the lost in Syria, commander of the 55th separate regiment of army aviation Colonel Refitem Habibulina, reports “Interfax”.
Together with the families and colleagues of the pilot in the ceremonies were attended by Governor of Krasnodar Krai Veniamin Kondratiev. He said that thousands of Kuban grieve today with the family and friends Khabibulin. For them the honor to call a pilot by his countryman, said Kondratev.
The Governor also stressed that the Colonel “put on the wing” more than a dozen pilots, he was always at the forefront.
After the ceremony in Korenovsk Khabibullin transported in Syzran (Samara oblast), where he will bid farewell to cadets of the military aviation school. Then the helicopter will take the deceased pilot in his small home in the village of Vyazovaya guy Ulyanovsk region, where funeral will be held.