On March 7, 2021, French conservative billionaire and congressman Olivier Dassault (pictured) died in a helicopter crash.
French conservative billionaire, MP Dassault (Olivier Dassault) was aboard a helicopter on March 7, but unfortunately crashed and died near the northern city of Deauville (Deauville) at the age of 69.
AFP quoted French parliamentary and investigative authority sources as saying that Dassault was aboard a helicopter that crashed at around 6 p.m. local Time.
President Emmanuel Macron tweeted: “Dassault loved France. He was an industrial tycoon, a member of parliament…never stopped serving our country.”
Dassault (2 L) attends a public event with General Custer (4 L) and Interior Minister Darmanin (6 L) in Beauvais near Paris on March 5, 2021.
Dassault was the son of the late French billionaire industrialist Serge Dassault. Dassault is the eldest son of the late French billionaire industrialist Serge Dassault. According to Forbes magazine, Dassault’s worth is estimated at 5 billion euros. Forbes 2020 ranked Dassault 361st in the world in terms of wealth. His two brothers and his sister are among the heirs to the Family fortune.
The Dassault Group develops and produces the Rafale, and owns the national newspaper Le Figaro.
Dassault has been a member of Congress for the conservative Republican Party (Les Republicains) since 2002.
On March 7, 2021, Dassault died in a helicopter crash near the northern city of Deauville at the age of 69.