Tragic plane crashes involving soccer players

Wreckage from Emiliano Sala's plane has been located

Stars Insider

04/02/19 | StarsInsider


News broke on January 21 that Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala from FC Nantes, went missing. After a dream transfer to Cardiff City, he was on his way back to the Welsh capital, when his aircraft mysteriously disappeared from the radars.

The active search for the plane was called off on January 24, but a French woman, walking on a beach near the northern French town of Surtainville on Saturday (January 26) found a seat cushion believed to be from the Cardiff City footballer's flight. Now, officials have found the plane wreckage, announcing that they have found at least one body so far.  

Unfortunately, this is not the first time that a soccer player has been involved in a tragic plane crash. Click through the gallery to discover more about these accidents.


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