Piper Malibu, which went missing off Alderney in the Channel Islands had footballer Emiliano Sala on board

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Re: Piper Malibu, which went missing off Alderney in the Channel Islands had footballer Emiliano Sala on board

Unread post by Jack Welles » Sat Mar 30, 2019 3:19 pm

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...yikes, not nice to be famous, they keep on arguing and keeping your name in "play" till everything is resolved - amicably or not!
Probably never "amicably" and now Cardiff have added into the mix the fact that Sala may have been "overpriced" because of a "Stock Exchange" style manipulation of his value by fiddling offers from clubs that actually had no interest. Cardiff are trying to get a number of other Brit clubs onside (pun intended) and help against the French club and to have them agree that the value was unlawfully inflated by Nantes possibly working with Sala's agent in the scheme.
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Re: Piper Malibu, which went missing off Alderney in the Channel Islands had footballer Emiliano Sala on board

Unread post by GRAHAMW » Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:22 pm

Emiliano Sala plane crash: Man arrested on suspicion of manslaughter

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Re: Piper Malibu, which went missing off Alderney in the Channel Islands had footballer Emiliano Sala on board

Unread post by Chuck » Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:52 pm

GRAHAMW wrote:
Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:22 pm
Emiliano Sala plane crash: Man arrested on suspicion of manslaughter

https://www.dw.com/en/emiliano-sala-pla ... a-49273240

Perhaps the owner of the aircraft !?
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Re: Piper Malibu, which went missing off Alderney in the Channel Islands had footballer Emiliano Sala on board

Unread post by jimdavis » Wed Aug 14, 2019 4:19 pm

This is an interesting development from the Beeb:

Toxicology tests of Sala showed a carboxyhaemoglobin (a mixture of carbon monoxide and haemoglobin) saturation level of 58%. According to investigators, anything over 50% is considered to be "potentially fatal."

Investigators also assume that the pilot would also have been affected by exposure to the gas.


Makes sense - freezing cold in the cockpit and a faulty cabin heater.

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Re: Piper Malibu, which went missing off Alderney in the Channel Islands had footballer Emiliano Sala on board

Unread post by GRAHAMW » Wed Aug 14, 2019 4:21 pm

Sky News Breaking

Footballer Emiliano Sala and his pilot were exposed to harmful levels of carbon monoxide inside the cockpit of their private plane before it crashed into the Channel in January, air accident investigators have said.

The plane went down on 21 January off the coast of Guernsey, killing Sala and pilot David Ibbotson.

Toxicology tests performed on Sala showed a carboxyhaemoglobin (a mixture of carbon monoxide and haemoglobin) saturation level of 58%

According to investigators, anything over 50% is considered to be "potentially fatal" and could trigger a heart attack, seizure or unconsciousness.

They assumed that the pilot would also have been affected by exposure to the gas.

The team of investigators are now working with the aircraft manufacturers and the US National Transportation Safety Board to identify possible ways that carbon monoxide might have entered the aircraft's cabin.

The Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) added: "Work is also continuing to investigate pertinent operational, technical, organisational and human factors which might have contributed to the accident."
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Re: Piper Malibu, which went missing off Alderney in the Channel Islands had footballer Emiliano Sala on board

Unread post by excolonial » Wed Aug 14, 2019 5:48 pm

Hmm, so after all is said and done the PIC is still at fault albeit in a manner perhaps difficult to foresee despite the vague " this aircraft is falling apart" references which may have been simple bravado.
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Re: Piper Malibu, which went missing off Alderney in the Channel Islands had footballer Emiliano Sala on board

Unread post by pwnel » Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:19 pm

excolonial wrote:
Wed Aug 14, 2019 5:48 pm
Hmm, so after all is said and done the PIC is still at fault albeit in a manner perhaps difficult to foresee despite the vague " this aircraft is falling apart" references which may have been simple bravado.
Happens more often than you'd think. Amongst the Mooney community in the US most of us now fly with SensorCon CO monitors after one of the Mooney pilots miraculously survived passing out and crashing on flat land due to CO poisoning (exhaust leak). Turned into an advocate for CO monitoring. (BTW those CO patches folk put in their aircraft are almost useless).

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