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A photo provided by the UK Air Accident Investigation Division on February 4, 2019 shows the wreckage of a small plane on the Channel floor, identified as being the only one in the world. plane that had disappeared two weeks ago with professional football player Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson



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<p><em>London</em> – A body is visible in the wreckage of an aircraft that carries the Argentinian footballer Emiliano Sala and his pilot two weeks ago, were found on the seabed, announced Monday investigators of a crash accident. # 39; air. Sala and pilot David Ibbotson were aboard the small plane that dropped his radar over the English Channel on January 21st as he was flying from the French city of Nantes to Cardiff, Wales.</p>
<p>Sala, an attacker who played in Nantes in the French high-flying, was preparing to start a new career in the Premier League in Cardiff. A scary audio message appeared in the days following the disappearance of his plane. Sala tries to look calm but <a target=tells friends of the convicted plane that he's "so scared" that he seems to "collapse".

Debris from the plane was found Sunday after Sala's family raised money for a private search conducted by US-based wreck research specialist David Mearns, in collaboration with investigators. British on air accidents.

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Emiliano Sala, of Nantes, during the Ligue 1 match between Nîmes and Nantes at the Stade des Costières, in a photo taken on 16 January 2019 in Nîmes, France.

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A remotely operated underwater vehicle examined the seabed and confirmed that an object was the missing Piper Malibu device. The registration N264DB was visible on a photo of the fuselage published Monday.

"An occupant is visible in the middle of the wreckage," said the aviation accident investigation branch in a statement. "The AAIB is now considering the next steps, in consultation with the pilot and passenger families, as well as the police."

Investigators have announced plans to release an interim report on the accident this month.