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This nine part podcast series will look at the intriguing story behind the headlines and ask why was Emiliano Sala on that plane?

Transfer: The Emiliano Sala Story BBC Radio Wales

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This nine part podcast series will look at the intriguing story behind the headlines and ask why was Emiliano Sala on that plane?

    9. The Legacy

    9. The Legacy

    In the final episode of the series Kayley reflects on the impact the tragedy has had in the UK and around the world. As Emiliano's friends and family endeavour to keep his memory alive the footballer's legacy is clear to see.


    Writer and Presenter: Kayley Thomas
    Producer: Jenny Johnson
    Story Consultant: Emma Harding
    Sound Design: Cathy Robinson
    Original Music: Gizmo Varillas
    Series Editor and Executive Producer: Lorraine Walsh

    • 57 min
    8. Under the Radar

    8. Under the Radar

    Kayley discovers the way Emiliano's final flight was organised was far from unique. In this episode she shines a light on the murky world of illegal charters, and asks if, more than three years since Emiliano Sala and David Ibbotson lost their lives, anything has changed?

    Writer and Presenter: Kayley Thomas
    Producer: Jenny Johnson
    Sound Design: Cathy Robinson
    Story Consultant: Emma Harding
    Original Music: Gizmo Varillas
    Executive Producer: Lorraine Walsh

    • 47 min
    7. The Pilot

    7. The Pilot

    For the first time ever, insight into how pilot David Ibbotson was feeling about the plane just hours before the ill-fated flight. Having experienced problems on the inbound leg listeners hear what he really thought about Piper Malibu N264DB. Throughout the series much has been revealed about his background and training as a pilot, but in this episode we learn more about the man behind the headlines.

    Writer and Presenter: Kayley Thomas
    Producer: Jenny Johnson
    Additional Production: Geraint Thomas
    Story Consultant: Emma Harding
    Sound Design: Cathy Robinson
    Original Music: Gizmo Varillas
    Executive Producer: Lorraine Walsh

    email: salapodcast@bbc.co.uk

    ~~~With thanks to ITV Archive~~~

    • 47 min
    6. Money With A Capital "M"

    6. Money With A Capital "M"

    In the first half of the 2018/19 season Cardiff City were recently promoted but struggling on the pitch. They desperately needed to sign a striker to score goals and help avoid relegation. Why and how did Emiliano Sala become their target? And what has been the impact on football since the transfer went so catastrophically wrong?

    Writer and Presenter: Kayley Thomas
    Producer: Jenny Johnson
    Story Consultant: Emma Harding
    Sound Design: Cathy Robinson
    Original Music: Gizmo Varillas
    Executive Producer: Lorraine Walsh

    email: salapodcast@bbc.co.uk

    • 40 min
    5. The Can of Worms

    5. The Can of Worms

    As the operator of Piper Malibu N264DB finds himself on trial, the way the flight was organised is laid bare. While Emiliano Sala's family and friends are desperate to see justice served, it's in the hands of the jury to decide.

    Court reconstruction:
    Martin Goudie .....Matthew Gravelle
    David Henderson......Gerard McDermott

    Writer and Presenter: Kayley Thomas
    Producer: Jenny Johnson
    Drama Director: Emma Harding
    Sound Design: Cathy Robinson
    Original Music: Gizmo Varillas
    Executive Producer: Lorraine Walsh

    email: salapodcast@bbc.co.uk

    • 40 min
    4. The Flight

    4. The Flight

    In this episode listeners will experience how the fateful flight, which was carrying Emiliano Sala to a new life in the Premier League, unfolded. The challenges the pilot faced will be revealed and we'll hear about an unexpected finding which shocked everyone, even those leading the investigation.

    Writer and Presenter: Kayley Thomas
    Producer: Jenny Johnson
    Story Consultant: Emma Harding
    Sound Design: Cathy Robinson
    Original Music: Gizmo Varillas
    Executive Producer: Lorraine Walsh

    • 39 min

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