Plane carrying Argentine football star Sala disappears over Channel

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Emiliano Sala, 28, was travelling on Monday evening from Nantes, in north-west France, to join his new club, Premier League side Cardiff, when the single-engined Piper plane carrying him and two other people disappeared without trace from radar off the Channel Islands, close to the French coast. 

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Cardiff City’s new football star Emiliano Sala was on board a light aircraft that disappeared en route to the Welsh capital where he was to join up with the team, France’s civil aviation authority said on Tuesday, reports Reuters.