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Businessman who organised flight which killed Emiliano Sala is convicted

The businessman who organised the fatal crash involving footballer Emiliano Sala has been found guilty of endangering the safety of an aircraft.

David Henderson, 67, was convicted by a majority jury verdict of 10 to two at Cardiff Crown Court on Thursday.

The Argentine striker was on board a plane which crashed off Alderney in January 2019, having agreed to join Cardiff City from Nantes.

He sent a message while on board the private plane voicing fears about the safety of the flight.

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