A Romanian billionaire was killed — alongside along with his spouse, son and 5 different individuals — when the aircraft he was piloting crashed right into a constructing in Italy on Sunday, native media reported.
Dan Petrescu, 68, one of many richest males in his house nation, was working a single-engine Pilatus PC-12 that was seen in flames earlier than it slammed into an workplace constructing present process renovations in San Donato Milanese, a city southeast of Milan, authorities stated.
The deadly wreck passed off minutes after the aircraft took off from Milan’s Linate airport at about 1 p.m., in line with aviation company ANSV, which has opened an investigation.
The aircraft’s black field has been recovered, the Corriere della Sera newspaper reported, citing Deputy prosecutor Tiziana Siciliano.
The billionaire’s 65-year-old spouse, their son Dan Stefano, 30, and a toddler had been additionally among the many eight individuals aboard the aircraft that died within the wreck, in line with Corriere and the AGI information company.
Petrescu headed a significant development agency and owned a string of hypermarkets and malls.