Fosett is preseumed dead is a given, but the search for him and the
plane he was last seen flying continues. Here’s the story.
The search for adventurer Steve Fossett, who vanished in September
after taking off by plane from a remote Nevada ranch, resumes today
when a team of athletes and mountaineers starts hiking through rugged
mountains on the California-Nevada border where he may have crashed.
The 10-member team is headed by Simon Donato, 31, a Canadian geologist
whose avocation is adventure racing through wilderness areas around
He is focusing on remote, wooded regions near where the 63-year-old
Fossett was last seen — spots where wreckage could have been hidden
from the private and military planes that searched for Fossett last
year. Read the