Paris, eight March 2021. – Tragic accident: The French billionaire and businessman Olivier Dassault, son of Serge Dassault and co-owner of the sprawling aviation and protection enterprise, died in a personal helicopter crash yesterday.
The 69 year-old businessman, who was Member of Parliament for the Oise area and in addition administrator of the Figaro newspaper (which Dassault owns), crashed together with his helicopter on Sunday night close to Deauville within the Calvados area, media and politicians reported. He was alone on board, together with his pilot, the studies stated.
Olivier Dassault is without doubt one of the sons of Marcel Bloch, an aviation engineer who modified his title to Serge Dassault and based the economic group that produced the well-known Mirage and Rafale fighter jets. Dassault additionally has a 25 % stake in Thales Group. Serge Dassault died in 2018, 93 years outdated.