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President of the French energy company Total Christophe de Margerie allegedly died in a plane crash at Moscow's Vnukovo airport Monday night, LifeNews reported.

MOSCOW, October 21 (RIA Novosti) - President of the French energy company Total Christophe de Margerie allegedly died in a plane crash at Moscow's Vnukovo airport Monday night, LifeNews reported.

"Together with the head of Total, all three crew members were killed," the media outlet said.

Earlier, the airport's press service told RIA Novosti that a Falcon 50 jet crashed on Monday night in the Vnukovo-3 airport. It is assumed that the cause of the crash was the jet’s collision with a snow machine on the runway.

The aircraft was performing a flight from Moscow to Paris with one passenger on board. The press service expressed condolences to the families of those killed in the plane crash.

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