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One of the richest men in France, the politician and businessman Olivier Dassault, died in a helicopter accident


He was 69 years old and was a deputy for the conservative Republican party. The causes of the accident are not yet known.

03/07/2021 4:47 PM

  • Clarí

  • World

Updated 03/07/2021 17:08

The conservative French deputy 

Olivier Dassault

, son of the businessman of the homonymous industrial group Serge Dassault,

died this Sunday at the age of 69

in a helicopter accident, as confirmed by the authorities.

"Olivier Dassault loved France. Captain of industry, deputy, councilor, commander in the Air Force reserve: throughout his life, he never stopped serving our country.

His brutal death is a great loss,

" the president wrote on Twitter French Emmanuel Macron confirmed the news.

The son of the famous industrialist, who died in 2018 at the age of 93, occurred this Sunday

near the town of Tourques

, in the Calvados department, west of Paris.

Rescuers work in the area where Olivier Dassault's helicopter fell: Photo: AFP

The pilot was also traveling in the plane, who, according to the newspaper Le Parisien, would have lost his life in the accident on this private flight.

The circumstances in which the impact took place have not yet transcended.

Olivier Dassault was

the eldest of four brothers

and was known particularly for his political career in the conservative Republican party, for which he was currently a deputy for the department of Oise, located between the cities of Paris and Amiens.

Olivier Dassault was 69 years old.

Photo: AFP

"Deeply saddened by the accidental death of Olivier Dassault. MP, industrialist, press man, photographer, composer ... He has had several lives being a lover of life. Our region loses a great server," wrote Xavier Bertrand on Twitter, party partner and president of the Altos de Francia region.

Source: EFE


Source: clarin

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