|Major Colonel, pilot Tran Ngoc Duy. Photo: qdnd.vn
Earlier, the Ministry of National Defense decided to posthumously promote him from the rank of Captain to Major Colonel. The Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union also decided to posthumously award the "Brave Youth" badge to him.
Tran Ngoc Duy was born in 1992 and lived in Yen Bai city. He majored in military aircraft flying, Air Force Officer School. Before his death, Duy was the Deputy Squadron Leader, Chief of Staff of Squadron 1 of Air Force Regiment 921, Division 371 of the Air and Air Defense Force.
The accident happened and the pilot died while trying to land the Su-22 jet during a training flight in Yen Bai province on Tuesday noon.