PARIS, November 28. /TASS/. Vyacheslav Taran, a Russian businessman and the founder of the Forex Club company, died in a helicopter crash in Southeast France, head of the press service of the Russian Embassy in Paris Alexander Makogonov told TASS on Monday.
"The Russian Embassy confirms the death of Vyacheslav Taran in a helicopter crash that occurred on Friday in the area of Villefranche-sur-Mer commune," the diplomat said. The helicopter, in flight to Monaco, belonged to the Monacair company, he noted.
"Representatives of the Russian Consulate in Villefranche-sur-Mer are staying in touch with the family of the deceased to settle all administrative matters," Makogonov added.