Emiliano Sala poisoned before plane crash: Investigators

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Footballer Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson were poisoned by toxic levels of carbon monoxide before their plane crashed into the English Channel, investigators have said.

According to reports, The Cardiff City striker was on his way to the club after signing a contract with them in January when the Piper Malibu aeroplane disappeared from radar.

An investigation was launched on the night of Monday 21 January following the disappearance, and the wreckage was located on the seabed on 3 February.