Baban Vitaly Yuriyovich was the chief sergeant of the platoon, commander of the 25th separate division Dnepropetrovsk Airborne Brigade highly mobile airborne troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Sgt.
He was born in March 9, 1994 in the village Alekseevka, Dobrovelychkivsk district, Kirovograd region. He graduated 9 years of secondary school village Alekseevka, Dobrovelychkivsk district.
He had military service under contract to the 25th separate Dnepropetrovsk Airborne Brigade highly mobile airborne troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (military unit A1126; urban village Hvardieske, Novomoskovsk district Dniepro region).
Since the summer of 2014 he took part in anti-terrorist operation in eastern Ukraine.
In June 14, 2014 around 1:00 am, military transport aircraft IL-76 MD Air Forces of Ukraine, during the approach to the airfield Lugansk city, was hit by terrorists of portable anti-aircraft missile system. The plane had 40 soldiers of the 25 th separate Dnepropetrovsk Airborne Brigade, including Sergeant Baban, and 9 crew members. As a result of the disaster, the entire personnel of troops and aircrew were killed.
He was buried in the cemetery of the village Alekseevka, Dobrovelychkivsk district.
In December 12, 2014 in the village Alekseevka, Dobrovelychkivsk district in front of the building of secondary school, where Vitaly Baban studied, the memorial plaque was established.
He was awarded the Order “For courage” of III degree (20.6.2014, posthumously).