Horacio Sala Biography – Horacio Sala Wiki
Horacio Sala was the father of Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala, who died in a plane crash in January 2019.
Emiliano Sala was on his way to joining his new club Cardiff City from French club Nantes in a club record £15m deal when the crash happened over the English Channel.
The Piper Malibu N264DB plane carrying Emiliano and pilot David Ibbotson went missing over waters near the Channel Islands on 21 January 2019 and it took rescuers two weeks to find the wreckage.
The football star’s body was recovered on 8 February 2019 after a private rescue team took over the search for the missing plane.
Horacio Sala Age
He was 58 years old.
Horacio Sala Children
He had three children, among them the late Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala.
Horacio Sala Death
He died on Friday 26 April 2019 at his home in Progreso in Argentina’s Santa Fe province. His death was confirmed by Daniel Ribero, his friend and president of his local club, San Martin de Progreso, in a statement. Ribero said: “At dawn he felt a pain in his chest, they called the doctor but when he arrived, Horacio had already passed away.”
Following Horacio’s death, Cardiff City, the English Premier League club who Emiliano had signed for and was on his way to join, released a statement:
“The club offers our deepest condolences to the friends and family of Horacio Sala. They are very much in the thoughts of us all at this difficult time.”
Horacio Sala Cause of Death
Horacio Sala’s cause of death was a heart attack.
Horacio Sala Nationality
He was of Argentine nationality.