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BREAKING: Emiliano Sala’s plane has been found!

CARDIFF, WALES - FEBRUARY 02: A fan holds up a shirt with showing their respects towards Emiliano Sala during the Premier League match between Cardiff City and AFC Bournemouth at Cardiff City Stadium on February 2, 2019 in Cardiff, United Kingdom. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)
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The wreckage of the light aircraft in which Argentinean footballer Emiliano Sala and English pilot David Ibbotson has been found.

After almost two weeks without any sign, the wreckage of the light aircraft that carried Cardiff City’s Argentinean footballer Emiliano Sala and English pilot David Ibbotson has been found in the English Channel.

According to David Mearns, a marine scientist in charge of the private search, the wreckage of the Piper Malibu aircraft has been detected in the bottom of the ocean.

“Wreckage of the plane carrying Emiliano Sala and piloted by David Ibbotson was located early this morning by the FPV MORVEN,” Mearns wrote on Twitter.

“As agreed with the AAIB [Air Accidents Investigation Branch] they moved the GEO OCEAN III over the position we provided them to visually identify the plane by ROV. #EmilianoSala.”

“The families of Emiliano Sala and David Ibbotson have been notified by Police,” he added.

“The AAIB will be making a statement tomorrow.”

“Tonight our sole thoughts are with the families and friends of Emiliano and David,” he concluded.

The small aircraft disappeared on January 21st while it was traveling from Nantes, France, to the Welsh capital of Cardiff.

The findings come after authorities gave up after almost four days of search, and a GoFundMe campaign was founded to find the aircraft.