- Body recovered from wreckage of plane missing Cardiff City-striker Sala
Body recovered from wreckage of plane missing Cardiff City-striker Sala
07 February, 2019 01:05
Last update: 8 minutes ago
Update: 8 minutes ago
The body that Monday was visible on video footage of the wreck of the plane of the missing Cardiff City striker Emiliano Sala is successfully recovered, reports the British research team AAIB Wednesday night shortly before midnight (local time).
The body is to the island of Portland transferred and is there examined, said a spokesman for the research team. It is not yet clear whether it is going to be the Argentine attacker Sala or to the other occupant, pilot David Ibbotson (59).
“After extensive visual research using remotely operated vehicles, it was decided the operation to start. Despite the difficult circumstances, the AAIB with success, the body salvaged. The operation is as dignified as possible and the families are continuously informed of the progress”, let the research team know in a statement.