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Body of pilot and missing plane found

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UMATILLA COUNTY, Ore. -- The wreckage of a missing plane and body of the pilot have been found near Indian Lake, Oregon.  The Wallow County Chieftain newspaper reports the pilot was Bruce Cummings, a dentist in Enterprise, Oregon.

Officials say there were no other passengers on the plane. It took off from Walla Walla, Washington at 9:30 AM Sunday and was on its way to Enterprise, Oregon. The wreckage was spotted near Indian Lake in Oregon, close to Pilot Rock.

The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation Police are taking over the recovery.