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The body recovered from the wreckage of a plane at the bottom of the English Channel has been confirmed as Emiliano Sala.
Families of the Argentinean striker and pilot David Ibbotson have been nervously awaiting news over whose body was pulled from the crashed Piper Malibu on Wednesday, after it went missing on January 21.
Dorset - Police - Body - Footballer
Dorset Police confirmed this evening the body was that of the 28-year-old footballer.
Sala was flying to start his new life in the UK from Nantes in France after his £15million signing to Cardiff FC when the plane went down.
Coroner - Examination - Body - Seabed - Men
A coroner's examination of the body, which was recovered from the seabed, established which of the two men they had found.
Weather conditions are so bad off Guernsey it is not clear if the wreckage can be brought to the surface - meaning it remains unclear whether not Mr Ibbotson's body will be returned to dry land.
Search - Days - Men
An official search was called off after four days after it was deemed unlikely the men could have survived.
A private search was launched for the plane and the men. Hours after the Ocean Geo III was launched its sonar radars picked up the plane on a seabed.
Submarines - Film - Inside - Yesterday - Body
Then, robotic submarines were used to assess it and film the inside. Yesterday one body was brought to the surface.
Earlier today friends and relatives of the pilot's wife Nora said she was 'beside herself' waiting to hear whether or not he had been found.
Mr - Ibbotson - Wife - Nora - News
Mr Ibbotson's wife Nora has been desperately waiting for news at her home in Crowle, near Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire.
A local businesswoman in the tiny close knit village - where a makeshift shrine to the missing part time pilot, gas fitter and father-of-three - has been set up in his memory at the market square - said tonight: 'We've heard that Nora...
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