Yerbol Imankulov


Age: 50

Summary: Kazakh executive director and chairman of the national mining company Tau-Ken Temir LLP that manages the Karaganda plant for the production of silicon metal in eastern Kazakhstan who was among one of the 150 passengers and crew members killed in the airplane crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 when the Airbus 320 jet crashed into a mountain in the French Alps in southern France in March 2015 shortly after reaching cruise altitude while the captain was locked out of the cockpit during a routine flight from Barcelona, Spain to Düsseldorf, Germany in what would be the third-deadliest air disaster in mainland France in four decades behind Turkish Airlines Flight 981 in 1974, in which investigators said the plane was crashed deliberately by its co-pilot Andreas Lubitz who had previously been treated for suicidal tendencies and declared "unfit to work" by his doctor, but reported for duty nonetheless.

Cause of Death: Airplane accident

Born: 1965

Died: March 24, 2015

Prads-Haute-Bleone, France