Malyshenko Taras Serhiyovich was the shooter-antiaircrafter of 25-th Dnepropetrovsk separate airborne brigade of highly mobile airborne troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, soldier.
He was born in May 20, 1984 in Pershotravnevsk, Dnipropetrovsk region. In 2001 he graduated the secondary school №1 of Pershotravnevsk in 2002 - Vocational school №40 city Pershotravnevsk (now - Pershotravensky Mining Lyceum) and got the profession "Machinist electric underground." He worked as a machinist mining and excavation machinery preparatory work station №2 DTEK SHU "Pershotravenske."
In March 25, 2014 he was drafted to 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 Hvardieske, 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 Malyshenko and 9 crew members. As a result of the disaster, the entire personnel of troops and aircrew were killed.
He was buried in the city cemetery of Pershotravnevsk city.
He was awarded the Order “For courage” of III degree (20.6.2014, posthumously).
The parents, the wife and two children remain.