One of Russia's richest women – who accumulated $ 600 million in assets as the co-owner of the country's largest private airline – died in a plane crash Sunday.
Natalia Fileva, 55, was aboard a single-engine Epic LT When approaching an airstrip in the southwest German town of Egelsbach at around 15:30, the authorities turned.
Also killed were the pilot of the plane and a second passenger whose identity was not immediately released as Fileva a Russian citizen.
It was not immediately clear why the flight that started in Cannes (France) crashed.
Everything just seemed to be fine with air traffic control just before the collision, as the pilot signed, and began his descent to the airfield, Bloomberg reported, citing the Frankfurter Rundschau.
The death of Fileva, a co-owner of the S7 Group, was confirmed in a statement by the company, the largest Russian airline and the second largest airline in Russia. overall largest.
"The S7 Group team expresses sincere and sincere condolences to Mrs. Fileva's family and her family," the company said. "The memory of her as an inspiring and sympathetic leader and as a wonderful person will forever remain in the hearts of all employees of the S7 Group. It is an irreparable loss.
The Russian edition of Forbes estimated Fileva's personal fortune at $ 600 million.
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