Five people were killed in the plane crash Of the model Eurocopter AS50 U.S. officials are investigating the cause of Saturday’s crash. Someone was rescued alive.
Kelner, 56, was a businessman. He has amassed more than $ 17 billion (approximately $ 98.5 billion) in assets, according to Forbes’ 2020 list of the world’s richest people.
The group visited the Nick Glacier area in northeastern Anchorage – the largest city in the state – to ski. This includes two guides from the luxury resort Tordillo Mountain Lodge.
See list of victims:
- Peter Kelner, 56 (businessman)
- Benjamin Lorochyx, 50 years old (businessman)
- Gregory Harmes, 52 (Guide)
- Sean McMannani, 38 (Guide)
- Zachary Russell, 33, (pilot)
A spokesman for the Tordillo Mountain Lodge told reporters via email from the Associated Press that Kelner and Lorochik were loyal and regular visitors to the resort.
From photocopiers to billions of dollars
Kellner began his career selling photocopiers as soon as the country began to reopen after the end of the Soviet Union.
He created the PPF Group with the support of shareholders in the National Privatization Program. PPF regulates telecommunications in Central Europe and Eastern countries.
The group, which invests in finance, telecommunications, manufacturing, media and biotechnology, is valued at more than 44 44 billion (approximately $ 300.3 billion).