Emiliano Sala: Footballer and pilot suffered carbon monoxide poisoning before crash
The reported the "Mirror", citing the British Aircraft Accident Investigation Department. Poor sealing of the cabin or leaks in the heating or ventilation system can cause gas to enter the cabin.
The 28-year-old Sala had crashed on January 21 while flying from France to Wales with a propeller aircraft over the English Channel. The previously active for FC Nantes footballer was on his way to his new club Cardiff City after a million transfers. After nearly two weeks of searching, the plane had been discovered at the bottom of the sea.
No approval for commercial flights
Pilot Ibbotson reportedly had no night-flight rating because he was color blind. In addition, the aircraft was not approved for commercial flights.
Before the machine disappeared from the radar screens and plummeted into the English Channel, Sala had expressed deep concern in a WhatsApp voice message to friends about the condition of the machine, according to Argentine media reports. The plane looks "as if it is falling apart". "I'm so scared," he said.
The father dies, too
Three months after the death of Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala, his father also died. Horacio Sala succumbed to a cardiac arrest at the age of 58, as the Mayor of Progreso, Julio Müller, confirmed. When the doctor arrived, he could only determine death. Horacio Sala was a broken man after the death of his son, he leaves behind his wife and a daughter.