Five people, including Czech billionaire Petr Kellner, died in the plane crash. Another person was hospitalized.
The cause of the accident has not been established yet. The US National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the accident.
Petr Kellner is a Czech financier, founder, and major shareholder of PPF Group N. V. His fortune is estimated at $ 15,5 bln in the ranking of Forbes magazine in 2018. He is also called the richest man in the Czech Republic.
Earlier, it was reported that a member of the French National Assembly, one of the richest Frenchmen, Olivier Dassault, was killed in a plane crash on March 8. Olivier Dassault is a French politician, a member of the French National Assembly, and a member of the Republican Party. The fortune of 69-year-old Dassault is estimated at € 7,3 bln by Forbes magazine. Dassault ranked 361st on the list of the richest people in the world.