Her plane was bound to land at Egelsbach, six miles south of Frankfurt when the mini six-seater crashed, the cause of the crash is still yet to be found but for now it unknown what exactly caused the crash.
In a statement by the company they said “The memory of her as an inspiring and sympathetic leader and a wonderful person will forever stay in the hearts of all S7 Group employees. It is an irreparable loss,” 😷
Fileva’s fortune was worth about $670 million, according to the Bloomberg Billionaire Index. She ran S7, Russia’s second biggest airline, with her husband Vladislav Filev, Bloomberg reported.
According to reports, she was not the only one who died, the pilot and one other Russian was said to be dead. But rumours has it that the other Russian was her father.
The plane was not under the jurisdiction of the German air traffic control at the time of the accident, an official told the newspaper. About eight minutes before the plane crashed at 3:30 p.m. the pilot followed the usual procedure of signing off with German air traffic control to connect with the Egelsbach airport tower, the official added.
Like that was not enough for that day, two other people were also reported dead after a police vehicle rushing to the scene of the crash collided with another vehicle.