Small plane crash
A small-engine plane crashed as it was taking off from the San Rafael Airport Saturday afternoon.
The wreckage of a small plane carrying five people, including a Silicon Valley executive, was found Friday after vanishing in the central Idaho mountains on Dec. 1, the Valley County sheriff’s office said. There were no survivors.
Air and ground crews have suspended their search for a plane that went missing in Idaho’s backcountry on Dec. 1 with five people aboard, including a Silicon Valley executive.
Family members say search efforts have mostly ended for a small private airplane that went missing over the mountains in central Idaho with five people aboard.
Eight aircraft, and 35 people on foot, snowmobiles and ATVs searched Idaho’s vast backcountry Thursday for the single-engine Beech Bonanza piloted by Dale Smith, a 51-year-old software executive from San Jose.
More than 60 search and rescue personnel scoured the central Idaho mountains Wednesday for five people, including four family members, who were onboard a plane that disappeared three days earlier.
Authorities have finished their second day of searching for a small plane and five passengers that disappeared two days ago in the mountains of central Idaho.
A search in the central Idaho backcountry for five people in a small plane that disappeared Sunday has been complicated by heavy snow and low visibility.
Authorities say two people are dead after a small plane crashed near Auburn Municipal Airport late Saturday.
Federal investigators are trying to determine the cause of a small plane crash that killed a pilot near the Sierra town of Truckee.