A bone fragment found in the area where Steve Fossett's plane crashed will be tested to determine whether it came from an animal or a human, a Madera County, California, sheriff's spokeswoman said Friday.
A small amount of human remains has been found in the wreckage of the plane that adventurer Steve Fossett was flying when he disappeared last year, a National Transportation Safety Board official said Thursday.
Searchers found the wreckage of Steve Fossett's airplane 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
A squadron of 10 airplanes and helicopters began a fourth day Thursday of a frustrating search for missing millionaire adventurer Steve Fossett, whose small plane disappeared over Nevada's rugged high desert.
Fellow aviation enthusiast Sir Richard Branson said Wednesday he was worried that rescuers had found no sign of his friend, adventurer Steve Fossett, who disappeared two days ago after taking off from another friend's desert ranch.
After surviving a major fuel loss, some turbulence that nearly ripped his plane apart, and blowing out two tires on the landing, American adventurer Steve Fossett Saturday broke the world's flight distance record after traveling more than 26,000 miles (about 42,000 km) in 76 hours.
Millionaire adventurer Steve Fossett began his attempt to complete the first solo, non-stop circumnavigation of the globe by powered aircraft on Monday evening. Fossett took off from Salina, Kansas, aboard the Virgin Atlantic GlobalFlyer and he does not plan to stop until he gets back there.