Over the English channel private plane crashed footballer emiliano Sala. It is known that on Board were the athlete, the pilot and another passenger. The plane took off from the airport of Nantes to Cardiff on the evening of 21 January, and then disappeared from radar.
Rescuers and police began the search on the evening of 21 January, but, as reported by BBC Sport, about 2 o’clock in the morning the operation had to stop because of deteriorating weather conditions. To resume the search was only at 8 a.m. on January 22. Police Guernsey reported that while the search fruitless.
The newspaper L’equipe, citing the chief of the volunteer search engine, Channel Islands Air Search John Fitzgerald reportedthat the chance to detect passengers of the plane alive is almost gone. “I am sure that sooner or later we’ll find out. The plane was at an altitude of 2000 feet, when it disappeared from radar, so we can assume that before the fall he traveled about 5-6 miles (8-9 km RFI)…I Personally — and I speak only for myself — I don’t think have the slightest chance to detect passengers of the plane alive,” brings the words of F. Scott Fitzgerald publication So Foot.
28-year-old emiliano Sala was born in Argentina and in 2015 played for the French “Nantes”. In the 2018/2019 season he scored 12 goals in 19 matches of the championship of France. At the national level, performance is better demonstrated only Kilian Mbappe and Nicolas Pepe. On Saturday, 19 January, the striker has signed a contract on transfer in Cardiff. The transfer of the Argentine cost “Cardiff” a record 20 million euros.
After reports about the disappearance of the plane the players, “Nantes” cancelled the training and match of the French Cup with the “Antanta” from Saint-Gratien scheduled for January 23. Fans of the club in social networks called on all concerned to meet in the centre of town in the evening, January 22.