Wrecked Plane Carrying Emiliano Sala Found

WRECKAGE FROM THE PLANE WHICH DISAPPEARED WITH CARDIFF CITY FOOTBALLER EMILIANO SALA AND PILOT DAVID IBBOTSON ON BOARD HAS BEEN FOUND IN THE ENGLISH CHANNEL

(CNN) – Wreckage from the plane which disappeared with Cardiff city footballer Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson on board has been found in the English Channel.

The two were flying in a single turbine piper Malibu plane from Nantes, in northern France, to Cardiff, in Wales when it disappeared from radar near the Channel Islands on January 21.

The private search mission which started Sunday was financed through a crowdfunding campaign.