Olivier Dassault, left and his father Serge Dassault in Paris in 1997. Olivier died on Sunday after his helicopter crashed near Deauville France. His father died in 2018. Photo: AFP
Olivier Dassault, left and his father Serge Dassault in Paris in 1997. Olivier died on Sunday after his helicopter crashed near Deauville France. His father died in 2018. Photo: AFP
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French billionaire politician Olivier Dassault dies in helicopter crash

  • French President Emmanuel Macron led tributes, saying in a tweet that ‘Olivier Dassault loved France’
  • The Dassault Aviation group is behind the Falcon private jet, the Mirage warplane and, most recently, the state-of-the art Rafale fighter

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Olivier Dassault, left and his father Serge Dassault in Paris in 1997. Olivier died on Sunday after his helicopter crashed near Deauville France. His father died in 2018. Photo: AFP
Olivier Dassault, left and his father Serge Dassault in Paris in 1997. Olivier died on Sunday after his helicopter crashed near Deauville France. His father died in 2018. Photo: AFP
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