Frankfurt am Main jet crash: victims identities revealed

Frankfurt am Main jet crash: victims identities revealed
At the crash site of Epic-LT

Whether Russia takes part in the investigation of the crash, it will be determined at the intergovernmental level.

On board of the Epic-LT private plane that crashed in Germany, there were only two passengers. The pilot, Andrey Dykun, handled the business jet of Globus Airline (part of the S7 Group), an Interfax source said. This information was confirmed by RBC sources.

“At the helm of the Epic aircraft, there was pilot Andrey Dykun. The passengers were Natalia Fileva and Valery Karachev, who was her father,” said the source.

The Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC) will assist to German specialists in investigating the crash of the business jet. Whether Russia takes part in the investigation of the accident, it will be determined at the intergovernmental level.

Наталия Филева

Natalia Fileva

Recall, March 31, 2019, the business jet crashed when approaching the airport Egelsbach (Frankfurt am Main). Under the FlightRadar service, this aircraft took off from Moscow Domodedovo Airport, where Globus and S7 are based, on Saturday, March 30, at 10:52 and landed in Krakow, Poland. From there, it flew to Cannes at 13:32 (local time). And the very next day, March 31, at 13:59 (local time), the business jet headed from Cannes to Frankfurt am Main. According to the source of RIA Novosti, Natalia Fileva and her father flew from France to Germany for treatment.

Natalia Fileva became the chief strategist of Siberia Airlines operating under the S7 brand. S7 CEO Vladislav Filev was engaged in public activities of the company. According to some information, the idea of rebranding the airline and changing the international name belongs to her. Fileva together with her spouse Vladislav owned the S7 Group; she held 17.77% of the group's shares. Natalia Fileva got the fourth line of the ranking of the richest women in Russia according to Forbes. Her fortune was estimated at 600 million dollars.

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