William Albright

Fossett search area extended again

The search for United States adventurer Steve Fossett, missing in the rugged Nevada desert for five days, was expanded again on Friday. Captain April Conway, spokesperson for the Nevada Air National Guard, told reporters the air search had been extended to 44 000 square kilometres.

No sign of Fossett as fifth day of search planned

Air crews planned to search a vast area of the Nevada and California desert for a fifth day on Friday in the hope of spotting missing United States adventurer Steve Fossett. Two aircraft equipped with infrared technology flew throughout Thursday night looking for the 63-year-old millionaire and aviation record-setter.

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