'Ghost of Kyiv' war hero who shot down over 40 Russian aircraft dies in battle
Major Stepan Tarabalka became a cult figure at the beginning of the war and was said to patrol the skies above the Ukrainian capital, earning him the nickname the "Ghost of Kyiv"
REPORT: Ukrainian Fighter Pilot Known As The Ghost Of Kyiv Killed In Combat
The Ukrainian fighter jet known as the Ghost of Kyiv has reportedly been killed fighting the Russians. The pilot&#039;s name reportedly was Stepan Tarabalka.