All 5 bodies recovered from Idaho plane crash
This undated image provided by Serialtek.com shows Dale Smith, who was killed in the wreckage of a small plane that crashed in Idaho more than a month ago, killing Smith, a Silicon Valley executive and four others aboard. The wreckage of the plane was located Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, in the central Idaho mountains following a persistent online and ground search that included the pilot's brother, officials and family members said. Authorities had suspended the official search for the aircraft in mid-December, but volunteers, including friends and family, continued with a private search. (AP Photo/Serialtek.com)
BOISE, Idaho - The bodies of all five victims of a December plane crash have been recovered from the mountains of central Idaho.
Valley County Coroner Nathan Hess tells the Idaho Statesman (http://bit.ly/1d6GBUh) that the last of the victims was recovered Wednesday afternoon.
The wreckage from the Dec. 1 crash was located Friday by Dellon Smith, the brother of 51-year-old pilot and software executive Dale Smith of San Jose, Calif.
Crews worked Tuesday and Wednesday to recover the bodies.
Sheriff's Lt. Dan Smith says the plane hit about eight trees, broke apart and caught fire.
Officials say Dale Smith was flying from Oregon to Montana with his son Daniel Smith and Daniel's wife, Sheree, of Butte, Mont.; along with Dale Smith's daughter Amber Smith and her fiance, Jonathan Norton. Amber Smith and Norton were students at BYU-Idaho.
Information from: Idaho Statesman, http://www.idahostatesman.com