A lone passenger on a Monacair helicopter that crashed above Monaco on November 25 afternoon was identified as Viacheslav Taran, the co-founder and controlling shareholder of Retail FX and CFDs brokerage brands Libertex and Forex Club, according to Monaco news outlet Monaco Life, Report informs referring to FNG.

Taran, aged 53, and the helicopter pilot were both killed in the crash.

Monaco Life reported that the EC 130 helicopter left Lausanne, Switzerland, shortly after noon. Taran was in Lausanne attending to business at crypto trading platform YouHodler SA, where he was a board member. YouHodler is run by former Libertex management board member and fellow Russian expat Ilya Volkov.

The reported point of impact was on the Plateau de la Justice near the Roman road close to the Col d’Eze mountain pass, above the A8 autoroute just west of Monaco.