Haiduk Ilya Vitaliyovich wasthe serviceman of 25-th Dnepropetrovsk separate airborne brigade of highly mobile airborne troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, soldier.
He was born in June 6, 1993 in the city of Kriviy Rih, Dnepropetrovsk region. In 2008 he graduated 9 classes of secondary school №57 city of Kryvyi Rih, in 2011 - Kriviy Rih Government Business and Economics College, specialty "Organization of service in institutions restaurant industry and trade."
In the spring of 2012 he was called up for military service in the Internal Troops of Ukraine. He served in the 47th regiment of special purpose "Tiger" Crimean territorial command of Internal Troops of Ukraine (military unit 4125, the village Krasnokamenka, Feodosia City Council of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea). In 2013, he was released from Internal Troops of Ukraine in reserve.
He was commander self-defense of Kryviy Rih Maydan and of Ingulskaya Palanca of Ukrainian Cossacks.
In the spring of 2014 he was mobilized into the Armed Forces of Ukraine. He served in the 25th separate Dnepropetrovsk Airborne Brigade highly mobile airborne troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (military unit A1126; urban village Guards Novomoskovsk district).
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 Dnepropetrovsk separate airborne brigade, including soldier Haiduk and 9 crew members. As a result of the disaster, the entire personnel of troops and aircrew were killed.
In July 25, 2014 he was buried in the graveyard "Veseli Terni" city of Kriviy Rih.
In November 5, 2014 in Kriviy Rog, in front of the building of state commercial and economic college (Kuznetsova street, 41), where Ilya Hayduk studied, the memorial plaque was established.
He was awarded the Order “For courage” of III degree (20.6.2014, posthumously) and honors the city Kriviy Rih "for services to the city" third degree (posthumously).