Tag: Emiliano Sala
Cardiff previously resolved not to pay any money after Sala died in a plane crash while travelling to complete his move.
The AAIB also said the plane carrying Sala was not authorised to make commercial flights.
Police launched an investigation in February after officers became aware that a graphic image showing the post-mortem of Sala was appearing on social media.
British police confirm a man has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter over the death of Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala.
Sherry Bray and Christopher Ashford will both face charges for posting online images of Emiliano Sala's body after his life was cut short in a plane crash.
A man and a woman was arrested to assist in the investigation of the photo leak.
British police are working with a number of agencies to investigate who is responsible for the posting.
Emiliano Sala died two days after Cardiff had signed the Argentinian striker for a club record US$19.7million from Nantes.
Cardiff has declared their support for the Air Charter Association's call for more awareness and better enforcement against illegal flights.
The pilot that was transporting Premier League striker Emiliano Sala from Nantes in France to Cardiff City, UK was not authorised to fly at night.
Sala's contract was rejected by the Premier League and he had not signed a new one before perishing in the plane crash.
The tragic death of Emiliano Sala shines an unflattering light on the murky dealings of player agents and reinforces calls to properly licence them.
Agent Willie McKay says Cardiff abandoned Sala and left him to handle his own travel arrangements.
The aircraft was not fitted with black box data and voice recorders and was not required to be.
Sala reportedly signed a potentially invalid contract with Cardiff.
Sala's former team gave him a rousing send-off on Sunday, playing a French league match in a special all-black kit for the occasion.
British media reports that the Welsh club has so far been unwilling to release the transfer fee, despite a demand from Nantes.
Saturday's early kick-off, in a scene that will be repeated across English football this weekend, sees players from Fulham and Manchester United wearing black armbands as a mark of respect for Sala.
Wreckage was found on Sunday following a privately-funded underwater search and a body recovered on Wednesday and taken to southern England.
Attempts to recover the aircraft were unsuccessful due to poor weather conditions.
Nantes coach Vahid Halilhodzic says it would be a gift to pay tribute to Sala if they make the finals.
AAIB warns strong tides to mean they can only use the remotely operated vehicle for limited periods each day.
Emiliano Sala's father is in shock and grief after son's crashed plane discovered.
Spokeswoman for Britain's Air Accidents Investigation Branch confirms the missing plane has been found and will issue a statement on Monday.
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