Miroshnichenko Serhiy Oleksandrovich was the senior gunner of 25-th Dnepropetrovsk separate airborne brigade of highly mobile airborne troops of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the senior soldier.
He was born in January 27, 1995 in Dnepropetrovsk (now - Dnipro). In 2010 he graduated 9 classes of secondary school №94 city Dnepropetrovsk (now - Dnipro).
He had military service under contract to the 25th Dnepropetrovsk separate airborne brigade of 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 senior soldier Miroshnichenko, 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 town cemetery of Dnepropetrovsk (now - Dnipro).
He was awarded the Order “For courage” of III degree (20.6.2014, posthumously).