The AAIB confirmed that pilot David Ibbotson, 59, was unlicensed to fly that particular aircraft and at night, when the tragedy occurred.
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Emiliano Sala was killed when the small plane taking him to join the then Premier League side Cardiff crashed off the Channel island of Guernsey.
The amount corresponds to the first instalment of the 17 million-euro fee Cardiff had agreed to pay Nantes before Emiliano Sala died in a plane crash on January 21.
Emiliano Sala died when a plane carrying him and pilot David Ibbotson came down in the Channel on January 21, just days after he had joined Cardiff City from Nantes.
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Mohamed Salah was grappled inside the area but the theatric nature of his fall saw Neil Warnock compare to British Olympic bronze medallist diver Tom Daley.
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Pilot David Ibbotson was flying Sala to his new Premier League club Cardiff City from his previous side in Nantes in France on January 21.
Cardiff already find themselves in a legal dispute with Nantes over whether they are contractually obliged to pay a transfer fee for Emiliano Sala.
Emiliano Sala died on January 21 just two days after completing a move to the Premier League club from French club Nantes.
Emiliano Sala's body was recovered but pilot David Ibbotson is still missing.
Emiliano Sala hometown in rural Argentina is remembering him as a modest local hero who shied away from the flashy wealth of many South American footballers who make it big in Europe.
Emiliano Sala body was first spotted by British rescuers using a remotely operated underwater vehicle on Sunday close to where the plane vanished from radar on January 21.
The light aircraft was carrying Emiliano Sala to his new Premier League team Cardiff City when it disappeared near Guernsey on January 21.
The plane carrying Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson from Nantes to Cardiff disappeared from radar over the English Channel on the evening of January 21.
The shipwreck hunter hired by Emiliano Sala's family with the help of funds donated by football stars such as Lionel Messi found the plane wreckage on Sunday.
A wreck was found on the seabed on Sunday and closer inspection by a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) confirmed both that it was the missing plane, and that a body was inside.