Emiliano Sala remains missing and dreaded after the disappearance of the plane that disappeared over the English Channel on Monday night.
And as frightening details about the tragic flight are becoming more and more apparent, it is said that the plane successfully took off four trials.
According to The Sun, the aircraft in Nantes failed to fly off the ground three times before finally going on the flight that brought Sala to Cardiff to connect with his new club.
The new Bluebirds, 28, and the pilot signed in a small Piper-Malibu aircraft that finally reached heights of 5,000 feet before descending to 20,000 feet when it disappeared at 20:30.
It was 7:1
5 pm The plane took off on the fourth attempt, and in the time it was in the air before it disappeared, Sala sent messages to his comrades expressing his concerns about the flight.