What: Condor Aero 998 Commander AC 11 en route from Jasper to Jackson.
Where: 15 to 20 miles southwest of Lander, near Christina Lake, at an elevation of about 11,700 feet in Wyoming Wind River Mountains
When: Dec. 22 2010
Who: pilot Ralph Day, 56; his wife Doris Day, 52; and Connor Day, 12
Why: The Days operated the Day Forestry Appraisal and Management company, and left Jasper planning to visit Yellowstone and then Alaska for the Iditarod.
Day’s plane struck the top of a steep ridge three feet deep in snow. The plane was not reported missing, and was not located until a passing plane heard the beacon in Shoshone National Forest, Wyoming,
A helicopter retrieved the bodies on Saturday.