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French billionaire and MP Olivier Dassault dies in helicopter crash – ABC News

French President Emmanuel Macron pays tribute after billionaire and conservative politician Olivier Dassault dies in a helicopter crash.

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French President Emmanuel Macron has paid tribute to billionaire and conservative politician Olivier Dassault, 69, who died in a helicopter crash on Sunday, local time.

  • Mr Dassault had represented the Oise area of northern France since 2002
  • Forbes had him at 361 on the 2020 rich list
  • The helicopter crashed in an area of France where Mr Dassault had a holiday home

Mr Dassault was the eldest son of late French billionaire industrialist Serge Dassault, whose namesake Dassault Aviation builds the Rafale…

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