Was the photo used by KyivPost to illustrate a tweet about the alleged downing of a plane over Ukraine a picture of the actual incident? No, that's not true: The photo of a pilot ejecting from a MiG-29S Fulcrum was taken in 1993 shortly after a collission with another plane at an airshow in Fairford, U.K.
'The 6th shot down. Slava Ukrayini! Heroyam Slava!'
This is what the post looked like on Twitter at the time of writing:
(Source: Twitter screenshot taken on Thu Feb 24 10:50:02 2022 UTC)
To be clear, this fact check is not concerned with the question of whether Ukraine downed any planes (or how many) during the Russian invasion of February 24, 2022. Events on the ground are fast moving, and it is difficult to confirm such events.
The first of a sequence of photos of the mid air collision between two Russian Mig 29s. No one was killed or seriously injured in the incident. The pilot can be seen ejecting
Here is some video of the incident: