Two seats from missing Argentinian player's plane discovered

7 month ago

Cardiff news, Wales news.

Two seat cushions believed to be those of the plane carrying the Argentinian soccer player Emiliano Sala were discovered on a beach by air accident investigators, reports said.

According to news outlets, the Piper PA-46 Malibu plane was reported missing on Jan. 21, It has departed from France and was bound for Wales.

Britain Air Accidents Investigation Branch claimed: " From a preliminary examination we have concluded that it is likely that the cushions are from the missing aircraft."

Reports said that the plane was heading for Cardiff Airport. Cardiff City CEO Ken Choo last week said: "We were very shocked upon hearing the news that the plane had gone missing. We expected Emiliano to arrive last night into Cardiff and today was due to be his first day with the team."