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Total CEO killed in Moscow business jet accident

Private plane collides with snow plough during takeoff; France mourns 'great industry captain'

MR DE MARGERIE: A staunch defender of Russia and its energy policies amid the conflict in Ukraine.


THE chief executive of French oil major Total, Christophe de Margerie, was killed when a business jet collided with a snow plough during takeoff at Moscow's Vnukovo International Airport, the company and airport officials said on Tuesday.

The collision occurred late on