(CNN)Efforts to locate the plane carrying missing Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala has become a recovery operation, according to Channel Islands Air Search spokeswoman Alison Robins.
Police focus search for missing soccer star Emiliano Sala on life raft scenario
“We still have crews out searching, and once they return later today (Wednesday) they will file a report, at which point we hope to issue a full statement. At this stage, this has become a recovery operation,” she said.
Police said 280 square miles had been covered by multiple aircraft over five hours Wednesday but there had been “no trace” of the aircraft.