The household of Emiliano Sala are taking authorized motion over his loss of life in an air crash two years in the past.
Senior Dorset Coroner Rachael Griffin mentioned the striker’s inquest would provisionally start on February 14 2022 and will last as long as eight weeks.
The one-engine Piper Malibu aircraft carrying the 28-year-old Argentinian, who was concerned in a multi-million-pound switch from FC Nantes in France to Cardiff City, crashed north of Guernsey on January 21, 2019.
His physique was recovered the next month however the plane’s pilot, David Ibbotson, 59, from Crowle, Lincolnshire, has not been discovered.
David Henderson, who’s alleged to have organized the flight, is because of stand trial in October accused of endangering the security of an plane, in addition to making an attempt to discharge a passenger with out legitimate permission or authorisation.
Throughout a pre-inquest evaluate on the City Corridor in Bournemouth, Ms Griffin mentioned she didn’t need the inquest to start till felony proceedings had concluded as new proof might come to gentle through the trial.
“I perceive the want of the household to have this inquest accomplished on the earliest alternative, which I’m certain is a want of all concerned,” she mentioned.
“I imagine the proof of Mr Henderson, who shall be referred to as to provide proof at this inquest, shall be extra useful for this investigation following the conclusion of the felony proceedings.
“This can be a provisional date and I hope that everyone will make their greatest efforts to verify the inquest does go forward on February 14.
“I need to say I don’t know what the incidence of Covid-19 shall be subsequent winter and which may change issues.”