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Millionaire adventurer's missing plane found

MAMMOTH LAKES, Calif.- Authorities have confirmed that wreckage seen from the air is in fact the remains of Steve Fossett's missing plane. Fossett and his plane vanished more than a year ago after the millionaire adventurer went on a solo flight.

Authorities and searchers had been combing a 10-mile radius around the place where a hiker had found what appeared to be items belonging to Fossett this week.

Hiker Preston Morrow says he found three identification cards with Fossett's name and about $1000 in cash Monday tangled in a bush just west of the town of Mammoth Lakes. He turned them into police Wednesday.

Federal Aviation Administration officials say they are trying to determine whether the ID cards are authentic.
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