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Bodies Recovered From Panamanian Plane Crash

One child survives, three others dead


The bodies of a California businessman, his teenage daughter and the Panamanian pilot of a plane that crashed over the weekend were found Tuesday in Panama’s mountains, officials said. A 12-year-old American girl survived.

Michael Klein, 37, Talia Klein, 13, and pilot Edwin Lasso were found dead, Panama’s civil protection agency said.

Talia’s friend Francesca Lewis survived the crash and was hospitalized with multiple traumas, it said without elaborating.

The rest of the story and photos on the ABC News website with the Associated Press story.

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