One of Russia's richest women – who raised a $ 600 million fortune as co-owner of the country's largest private airline – died in a plane crash on Sunday.
Natalia Fileva, 55, was aboard a single-engine Epic LT that spiraled into a field as they approached an airstrip in the southwestern German town of Egelsbach around noon. 15.30, the authorities said.
Also killed was the plane's pilot and another passenger whose identity was not immediately released but was said to be Fileva, a Russian citizen.
It was not immediately clear what caused the flight that originated in Cannes, France, to collide.
Everyone seemed just moments before the influence when the pilot signed off with air traffic control and began his descent to the airfield, Bloomberg reported, referring to the German-language news outlet Frankfurter Rundschau.
Fileva, co-owner of the S7 group, was confirmed in a statement by the company, Russia's largest privately owned airline and its second largest airline. largest overall.
"The S7 group's team sincerely and sincerely extends condolences to Mrs Fileva's family and loved ones," the company says. "The memory of her as an inspiring and sympathetic leader and a wonderful person will forever remain in the heart of all the S7 group's employees. It is an irreparable loss."
The Russian edition of Forbes estimated Fileva's personal wealth of $ 600 million .
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