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    Forensic experts work next to the remains of a small plane that crashed near Erzhausen, Germany April 1, 2019. Natalia Fileva, chairwoman and co-owner of Russia's second largest airline S7, died when a private jet she was in crashed near Frankfurt on Sunday, the company said

    German Aviation Authorities to Work With Russia on Crash of S7 Co-Owner's Plane

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    BERLIN (Sputnik) - The German Federal Bureau of Aircraft Accident Investigation told Sputnik Monday that it intended to work with Russia on probing the crash that had killed Natalia Fileva, the co-owner of Russia's S7 Airlines.

    "Yes, we will work with the Russians, expect help from our Russian partners," a representative of the bureau said, adding that the German side was still playing the decisive role in the probe.

    READ MORE: Russian S7 Airliner Co-Owner Among Killed in Germany Plane Crash

    A light six-seat plane, carrying Fileva and her father, crashed in central Germany on Sunday.

    The plane belonged to the Globus air company, which is a part of S7 Airliner, a source in the Russian Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsia) told Sputnik.

    S7 Airlines confirmed that the company's co-owner Natalia Fileva died as a result of the crash.


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