Who is the Ghost of Kyiv? Ukraine MiG-29 Fighter Pilot Becomes the Stuff of Legend

Posted on AllSides February 25th, 2022
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An unconfirmed Ukrainian MiG-29 fighter pilot—dubbed the "Ghost of Kyiv" by social media users—has gone viral as several unsubstantiated claims have begun claiming the flyer downed several Russian jets.

Social media users on Friday shared clips that allegedly show a MiG-29 jet soaring through the skies over several cities in Ukraine. In what appears to be the creation of an urban legend, many are calling the mysterious pilot a hero and the "first European Ace since World War II."

But the "Ghost of Kyiv" is very likely not real, but...

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