The Emiliano Sala disappearance / plane crash now has its own thread.
This new revelation indicates both Sala and the pilot were suffering from potentially fatal CO poisoning.
Investigators: Sala poisoned by carbon monoxide before plane crash
Results of a toxicology report revealed that Emiliano Sala, shown here in a 2017 soccer match, suffered from carbon monoxide poisoning before a plane he was on crashed into the English Channel in January. File photo by Ian Langsdon/EPA-EFE
Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Soccer star Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson suffered dangerous levels of carbon monoxide before the private plane they were in crashed in the English Channel in January, a British aviation investigation agency said Wednesday.
The Air Accidents Investigation Branch said that toxicology tests showed that Sala's body had a carboxyhaemoglobin saturation level of 58 percent. Carboxyhaemoglobinis a mixture of carbon monoxide and hemoglobin, and 50 percent saturation is considered potentially fatal. ...