Emiliano Sala Airplane Crash: Pilot Ibbotson 'NOT Licensed For Flight'
The pilot of the plane that crashed killing footballer Emiliano Sala was not licensed to fly the aircraft, a report has found.
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March 18, 2020 - by Jenny Johnson & Kayley Thomas for bbc.com
- The pilot of the plane that crashed killing footballer Emiliano Sala was not licensed to fly the aircraft, a report has found.
Sala, 28, and pilot David Ibbotson died in the crash in the English Channel, two days after the Argentine signed for Cardiff City in January 2019.
The Air Accidents Investigation Branch published its findings on Friday.
It said Sala would have been "deeply unconscious" from carbon monoxide poisoning at the time.
Chief Inspector of Air Accidents Crispin Orr said it had been a "long and complex" investigation, and the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) was probing whether there had been breaches of the Air Navigation Order.
The Sala family said they were "grateful" the report had been published but said it left "many questions" to be answered at the upcoming inquest.
"It is crucial that the information held by the police and which went into compiling this report now be made available to...