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All 10 bodies found in White Pass plane wreckage

Associated Press - October 9, 2007 5:25 PM ET

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - The Washington Division of Aviation says the bodies all ten victims have now been found in the wreckage of a plane crash near White Pass.

Seven had been found last night when the wreckage was discovered and spokeswoman Nisha Marvel in Arlington says the last three bodies were found today. She says it took time to find the last bodies because of the extensive crash site on rugged terrain. She says 35 volunteers worked on the recovery today.

Meanwhile, a photographer near the scene says it appears a helicopter has started removing bodies.

Investigators are looking for the cause of the crash. Marvel says radar shows a rapid descent.

The plane went down Sunday night on a flight from the Boise area to Shelton. The Cessna 208 Grand Caravan was registered to Kapowsin Air Sports of Shelton and was returning from a weekend gathering of skydivers. The nine were associated with Skydive Snohomish, which operates out of Harvey Field in Snohomish.

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