Thursday, December 2

Emiliano Sala: the man who organized the flight in which the Argentine footballer died is found guilty

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David Henderson

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The organizer of the flight in which the footballer died in January 2019 will know his sentence on November 12.

The coordinator of the flight in which Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala died was found guilty of endangering the safety of a plane.

Sala, 28, and pilot David Ibbotson, 59, were killed in the English Channel accident in January 2019.

David Henderson, 67, admitted to managing a flight for a passenger without permission or authorization and was found guilty in a court in Cardiff, Wales.

The jury deliberated for seven and half hours to reach a majority verdict.

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