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Search Resumes to Find Soccer Player after Plane Disappears

first_imgLONDON (AP) — The search to find missing Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala and his pilot resumed Wednesday with authorities in the Channel Islands looking at whether the pair may have landed safely and been unable to make contact.The Piper PA-46 plane disappeared from radar on Monday night near the island of Guernsey as it was flying from the French city of Nantes to Cardiff, where Sala was due to start playing for the city’s Premier League club.Two planes were part of the search, which is focused on a “targeted area we believe has the highest likelihood of finding anything, based on review of the tides and weather,” Guernsey harbor master Capt. David Barker said.Authorities said Tuesday they did not expect to find any survivors, but the latest search is focused on possibly finding a life raft.Barker wrote on Facebook that the search was continuing based on the hope that the pair is safe but hasn’t been able to make contact with anyone.Among the possibilities Barker offered were that they landed safely on the ground somewhere, were picked up by a passing ship after landing on water, were in a life raft from the plane or were floating at sea because the plane “broke up on contact with the water.”Cardiff said Saturday it had signed Sala from French club Nantes for a club record fee reported to be 15 million pounds ($19 million).___By ROB HARRIS , AP Global Soccer WriterCORRECTS NAME OF PARTNER – Horacio Sala, father of Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala, holds hands with his partner Liliana Ponce outside their home in Progreso, Argentina, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. The French civil aviation authority says the 28-year-old Argentine striker was aboard a small passenger plane that went missing off the coast of the island of Guernsey on Monday. “I don’t know what to think. … The hours pass and I am just beginning to think the worst,” Sala told media gathered outside the family home. (AP Photo/Mauricio Garin)Residents of Nantes, western France, and FC Nantes soccer fans are gathered in the city center to pay tribute to FC Nantes soccer player Emiliano Sala of Argentina, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. The French civil aviation authority said Tuesday, Emiliano Sala was aboard a small passenger plane that went missing off the coast of the island of Guernsey. (AP Photo/David Vincent)Five year old Grace Elliott and father Chris lay a Southampton FC scarf on the statue of former Cardiff City soccer player Frederick Charles Keenor outside Cardiff City Football Club in Cardiff, Wales, Tuesday Jan. 22, 2019 after a plane with new signing Emiliano Sala on board went missing over the English Channel. The French civil aviation authority said Tuesday Jan. 22, 2019, Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala was aboard a small passenger plane that went missing off the coast of the island of Guernsey. French and British maritime authorities are searching the English Channel for the plane. (Ben Birchall/PA via AP)TweetPinShare0 Shareslast_img read more