Olivier Dassault -

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The Republican deputy Olivier Dassault died this Sunday, after a helicopter accident, AFP learned, confirming information from the Parisian and Europe 1. Olivier Dassault, elected from the Oise, was 69 years old.

According to the first elements, the helicopter in which he was found crashed in Normandy, between Deauville and Honfleur. 

Son of the famous industrialist Serge Dassault, Olivier Dassault had followed a career that was both political and entrepreneurial.

Elected Member of Parliament for the first time in 1988, he held several positions in parallel within the Dassault group. 

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