Emiliano Sala crash pilot David Ibbotson 'not licensed to fly plane', report reveals

The Doncaster area pilot at the helm of a plane in which footballer Emiliano Sala died when it crashed was not licensed to fly the plane, a crash investigation report has revealed.

Friday, 13th March 2020, 2:49 pm
Updated Friday, 13th March 2020, 2:49 pm
Emiliano Sala and David Ibbotson.

David Ibbotson of Crowle was flying the Argentine striker from Nantes in France to his new club Cardiff City when the Piper Malibu crashed into the English Channel on 21 January 2019.

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Sala’s body was recovered from the wreckage, but Mr Ibbotson's body has never been found.

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