Family of passengers on missing Idaho plane seek help in search

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BOISE, Idaho (KBOI) - Family members of five people aboard a missing plane in Idaho's backcountry are asking the public to help search for the aircraft.

Aboard the six-seat plane were its 51-year-old pilot, Dale Smith, from San Jose, Calif.; his son, Daniel Smith and his wife, Sheree Smith; and daughter Amber Smith with her fiance, Jonathon Norton.

The plane or the passengers haven't been seen since it lost communication Dec. 1

"As you can imagine, the hole in these family's lives ... (we just want) to bring their loved ones home," the family said.

The family is asking the public to help search for the plane using a satelite imagery. The public is asked to "tag" images such as avalanches, campsites and, of course, airplane wreckage.