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August 28, 2012
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South Lake plane crash victims identified

Police have identified the five victims who died after the plane they were in crashed after takeoff and burst into flames Saturday night.

The victims have been identified as Fresno residents Harold Cardwell, 60, Kin Cardwell, 41, Francisco De La Mora, 43, Lorena De La Mora, 39 and Esmeralda De La Mora, 6. They were identified using dental charts, according to the El Dorado County Sheriff's Office.

According to a press release from the city of South Lake Tahoe, the plane took off from Lake Tahoe Airport at 9:48 p.m. and crashed shortly afterward in a meadow off Winnemucca Avenue …

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The Record Courier Updated Aug 28, 2012 06:41PM Published Aug 28, 2012 04:18PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.