Bahur Vitaliy Volodimirovich was the deputy of Battery Commander of Airborne training 25-th separate Dnepropetrovsk Airborne Brigade highly mobile airborne troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Lieutenant.
He was born on July 2, 1989 in the village Zozulya, Zolochiv district, Lviv region. In 2006 he graduated the secondary school in the village Zozulya, Zolochiv district.
Since 2006, he was in the Armed Forces of Ukraine. In 2010 he graduated the Missile Forces and Artillery of the Hetman Sahaidachny Army Academy (Lviv), speciality "Fighting the use and management of ground operations divisions of artillery."
Since 2010, he served in the 25th separate Dnepropetrovsk Airborne Brigade highly mobile airborne troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (military unit A1126; urban village Gvardiyske, Novomoskovsk district).
In the spring of 2014 he took part in the anti-terrorist operation in eastern Ukraine.
On 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 the portable anti-aircraft missile system. The plane‘s been 40 soldiers of the 25 th separate Dnepropetrovsk Airborne Brigade, including Lt. Bahur and 9 crew members. As a result of the disaster, the entire personnel of troops and aircrew were killed.
On July 26, 2014 he was buried in the cemetery of the village Zozulya, Zolochiv district.
On September 1, 2014 in the village of Zolochiv, district Zozulya on the front of the building of secondary school, where Vitaly Bahur studied, the memorial plaque was established.
He was awarded the Order of Bogdan Khmelnitsky III degree (20.6.2014, posthumously).
The wife and the daughter remain.