Wreckage Is Fossett's; No Body Found
But adventurer's body still nowhere to be seen
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 2, 2008 10:21 AM CDT
Madera County Sheriff John Anderson, holds up a photo copy of three pieces of identification belonging to Steve Fossett, found, Sept. 29, 2008 by a hiker in a rugged part of eastern California.    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
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(Newser) – Search teams have confirmed that the wreckage helicopters spotted earlier in California’s Inyo National Forest is indeed the plane that Steve Fossett was piloting when he disappeared last year. One searcher said the crash, which looked to have been a head-on crash into a mountain, was "so severe I doubt someone would've walked away from it,” but they’ve yet to find any sign of the billionaire adventurer’s body.