The co-owner of Russia’s second largest airline was killed when her personal jet crashed in Germany, the corporate says.
Natalia Fileva, one in every of Russia’s richest girls and the most important shareholder in S7, also referred to as Siberia Airways, died when the aircraft crashed whereas touchdown at Egelsbach airport close to Frankfurt.
One other passenger and the pilot additionally died within the crash, German media quoted native authorities as saying.
The reason for the crash has not but been recognized, S7 mentioned.
The personal jet was flying from Cannes in France. It disappeared from radars at 13:22 GMT (15:22 native time), based on flight tracker Flightradar24.
Ms Fileva, 55, had wealth valued at $600m (£460m) based on Forbes journal.
“The S7 Group holding staff expresses deepest condolences to the household and important others,” the corporate mentioned.
Russian and worldwide authorities would examine the crash, S7 added.
In the meantime two different individuals died when a police car travelling to the scene of the crash collided with one other automotive close to the airport. The three law enforcement officials within the police automotive suffered critical accidents, DPA reported.
S7 is the primary competitor in Russia to Aeroflot. It has 96 plane that fly to 181 cities and cities in 26 international locations, the corporate’s web site says.