Home Tv & Show Legendary pilot ‘The Ghost of Kyiv’ is REAL insist Ukrainians as they...

Legendary pilot ‘The Ghost of Kyiv’ is REAL insist Ukrainians as they release pic of ace who’s downed 10 Russian planes


UKRAINIANS have insisted The Ghost of Kyiv is REAL after releasing a photo they claim is of the legendary pilot who has shot down ten Russian jets.

The Ukrainian military shared the image of the alleged ace with a threat aimed at Russian pilots, reading: “Hello, occupier, I’m coming for your soul!”.

Armed Forces of Ukraine

The Ukrainian military has released a pic of the so-called Ghost of Kyiv[/caption]


Officials previously released footage they claimed to be of the legendary pilot shooting down Russian planes[/caption]

In the snap, a person can be seen in the cockpit of an MiG-29 fighter jet – but his face is concealed behind an oxygen mask and black visor as scepticism over whether he really exists lingers.

The so-called Ghost of Kyiv became a symbol of resistance in the face of Vladimir Putin’s invasion after Ukrainian government officials shared macho propaganda of the masked pilot appearing to shoot down enemy planes.

Footage allegedly showed the MiG-29 jet soaring through the air before destroying six Kremlin planes on the first day Putin launched his war.

But one of the videos has been debunked by experts as being from the 2008 videogame Digital Combat Simulator.

Read more on Ukraine

However, officials in Kyiv are still promoting the bizarre claims that the unnamed pilot does exist – trying to rally support for their resistance against the Russian invasion.

The Ukrainian government’s official account posted the 38 second clip on their social media back on February 27, writing: “People call him the Ghost of Kyiv.

“And rightly so – this UAF ace dominates the skies over our capital and country, and has already become a nightmare for invading Russian aircrafts.”

The footage starts with a cartoon mock-up of the plane, before going into the debunked footage of a destroyed Russian jet.

Text then appears on the video, which states: “Ukraine probably got its first ace since World War II. This is the anonymous pilot of the MiG-29, nicknamed the Ghost of Kyiv.

“In the first 30 hours of the Russian invasion in February 2022 he shot down six Russian military aircraft.

“As of February 26 – 10 military planes of the occupiers. To become an ace pilot, you need to shoot down five planes. And the Ghost of Kyiv shot twice as many.”

It comes as Ukraine’s President has said that THOUSANDS of Russians have been captured as Putin continues his bungled invasion after losing three of his generals.

It comes as…

  • Russian forces are massing near Kyiv as Ukraine is fortifying the capital for a long bloody siege
  • Kremlin diplomats accused a pregnant woman of FAKING her injuries after Putin’s forces bombed a hospital
  • Roman Abramovich has been sanctioned – and its feared Chelsea could fold if he doesn’t sell the club in 81 DAYS
  • Russia has been accused of nuclear terrorism after bombing a reactor in Kharkiv
  • Britain has warned that Russia could use chemical weapons as the invasion continues
  • Incredible video shows a Russian armoured column being blitzed as it advances towards Kyiv
  • Sanctions continue to bite – and one Russian was seen stocking up with dozens of McDonald’s burgers as the company withdrew 

Volodymyr Zelensky has announced the opening of a special headquarters for the treatment of prisoners of war amid Russia’s bombardment of his country.

He said that the government’s current infrastructure can’t support the number of Russian fighters they’ve captured.

Putin has lost 11 military commanders and three generals so far in his shambolic invasion – as the spluttering campaign continues to take its toll on Moscow’s forces.

The Ukrainians have now claimed to have killed more than 12,000 Russians since Putin ordered his troops into their country.

It follows reports that Russian troops who surrendered in Ukraine face a firing squad when they return.

Read More on The Sun

Vladimir Putin’s faltering invasion has seen morale among his forces plummet in the face of fierce Ukrainian resistance.

Sobbing Russians have been filmed telling their captors they had no idea where they were being sent.


The Ukrainians have now claimed to have killed more than 12,000 Russians since the war began[/caption]

Help those fleeing conflict with The Sun’s Ukraine Fund

PICTURES of women and children fleeing the horror of Ukraine’s devastated towns and cities have moved Sun readers to tears.

Many of you want to help the five million caught in the chaos — and now you can, by donating to The Sun’s Ukraine Fund.

Give as little as £3 or as much as you can afford and every penny will be donated to the Red Cross on the ground helping women, children, the old, the infirm and the wounded.

Donate here to help The Sun’s fund

Or text to 70141 from UK mobiles

£3 — text SUN£3
£5 — text SUN£5
£10 — text SUN£10

Texts cost your chosen donation amount (e.g. £5) +1 standard message (we receive 100%). For full T&Cs visit redcross.org.uk/mobile

The Ukraine Crisis Appeal will support people in areas currently affected and those potentially affected in the future by the crisis.

In the unlikely event that the British Red Cross raise more money than can be reasonably and efficiently spent, any surplus funds will be used to help them prepare for and respond to other humanitarian disasters anywhere in the world.

For more information visit https://donate.redcross.org.uk/appeal/disaster-fund

Previous articleRussia is 'stockpiling bodies of Ukrainians' for 'false flag' Chernobyl attack, Kyiv claims
Next articleDragons surge late to overcome New Zealand after the Warriors as Mikaele Ravalawa hits hat-trick


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here