Steve Fossett

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    Oct. 2: Searchers hike to the site of a plane crash in Mammoth Lakes, Calif. Searchers found the wreckage of Steve Fossett's plane in California's rugged Sierra Nevada just over a year after the millionaire adventurer vanished on a solo flight, and the craft appears to have hit the mountainside head-on, authorities said.

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    Oct. 2: Madera County Sheriff John Anderson holds a topographic map showing the site of a plane crash during a news conference at the Mammoth Lakes Airport on in Mammoth Lakes, Calif. Searchers found the wreckage of Steve Fossett's plane in California's rugged Sierra Nevada just over a year after the millionaire adventurer vanished on a solo flight, and the craft appears to have hit the mountainside head-on, authorities said.

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    Oct. 2: Wreckage from Steve Fossett's plane is found in the Sierra Nevada Mountains in California.

    Madera County Sheriff's Department
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    Oct. 2: Wreckage from Steve Fossett's plane is found in the Sierra Nevada Mountains in California.

    Madera County Sheriff's Department
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    Oct. 2: Wreckage from Steve Fossett's plane is found in the Sierra Nevada Mountains in California.

    Madera County Sheriff's Department
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    Oct. 1: Preston Morrow, the hiker and ski shop owner who discovered some items apparently belonging to missing adventurer Steve Fossett, with his dog Kona.

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    Oct. 1: Pieces of identification believed to belong to Steve Fossett, including FAA cards and a pilot's license, found by hiker Preston Morrow in the eastern California woods.

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    Oct. 1: A California Highway Patrol helicopter searches mountainous areas where articles belonging to adventurer Steve Fossett were found near Mammoth Lakes, Calif.

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    Steve Fossett

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    In this Feb. 28, 2005 photo, pilot Steve Fossett walks across a windy runway to the GlobalFlyer at the Salina Municipal Airport in Salina, Kan.

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    Jan. 18, 2003: Switzerland's Betrand Piccard (left), the first balloonist to circumnavigate the world together with Briton Brian Jones (right) smiles with U.S. adventurer Steve Fossett during the opening day of the Hot Air balloon festival in Chateau d'Oex.

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    Steve Fossett with Richard Branson

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    Steve Fossett with wife, Peggy

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    Steve Fossett

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    Steve Fossett with wife, Peggy

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