One of the most wealthy women in all of Russia has tragically just died in a terrible accident. Officials are reporting that the plane she was riding in crashed in Germany.
The airline has just confirmed the terrible news. Natalia Fileva was on the plane that went down in a field just short of the airport.
"Natalia Fileva, 55, was aboard a single-engine, six-seat Epic-LT aircraft that crashed in a field on approach to a small airport at the town of Egelsbach in southwestern Germany, according to investigators and the airline operator, S7 Group," reported Fox News.
Natalia chaired the executive board of S7 Airlines and was estimated to be worth over $600 million.
"German police said there appeared to be three people aboard the plane, including the pilot of the flight, which originated in France. They said that positive identification of the occupants would require further investigation," according to Fox News.
At this time, the cause of the crash is under investigation. Officials are working to comb through the wreckage and determine exactly what caused the plane to go down.
"S7 Group team extends sincere and heartfelt condolences to Mrs. Fileva's family and loved ones," the company said in a statement. "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."
Please join us in praying for all those who lost their lives in the crash.