Family survives mountainside plane crash

Associated Press
This photo provided by the Owyhee County Sheriff's office shows the site where a small plane crashed in rugged terrain in a remote area in Owyhee County in southwest Idaho on Sunday, May 27, 2012. An Army National Guard helicopter on Sunday plucked a husband and wife and their adult daughter from the plane and each was transferred to a medical helicopter and flown to Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise where they were listed in stable condition. (AP Photo/Owyhee County Sheriff's office, Chief Deputy Kenny Hoagland)

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Hours after their plane crashed on a steep and snowy mountainside in Idaho, a California fireman, his wife and their adult daughter were airlifted to safety by National Guard rescuers, May 26.

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