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Body found in Wreckage of Plane carrying footballer Emiliano Sala



Body found in Wreckage of Plance carrying footballer Emiliano Sala | BellaNaija

CARDIFF, WALES – FEBRUARY 02: The Match Day Programme with a Daffodil as a tribute to Emiliano Sala during the Premier League match between Cardiff City and AFC Bournemouth at Cardiff City Stadium on February 2, 2019 in Cardiff, United Kingdom. (Photo by Cardiff City FC/Getty Images)

A body has been found in the underwater wreckage of the plane carrying footballer Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson which went missing on January 21st.

The Piper Malibu plane carrying the footballer went missing two weeks ago and was found on the seabed off Guernsey, BBC confirms.

The Air Accident Investigation Branch (AAIB) confirmed the sighting of the body:

The remotely operated vehicle (ROV) carried out a further search of the area overnight, but did not identify any additional pieces of wreckage.

Tragically, in video footage from the ROV, one occupant is visible amidst the wreckage. The AAIB is now considering the next steps, in consultation with the families of the pilot and passenger, and the police.

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