Keyword: Emiliano Sala

UK pilot arrested over footballer's death in cross-Channel flight

David Henderson, 64, a private pilot from York, north-east England, has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter following a four-month investigation into the light aircraft crash over the Channel in which Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala, travelling from France to his new club Cardiff, died and the pilot, hired by Henderson, missing and presumed dead.

Plane carrying Argentine football star Sala disappears over Channel

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.