SUNRIVER, OR -- The wreckage of a float plane was recovered from the Deschutes River, south of the Sunriver Airport, Thursday. The plane went down Saturday morning, soon after take-off. It flipped onto its top and only the passenger was able to escape. The body of the pilot, Kevin Padrick, of Sunriver, was later recovered by Search and Rescue divers.
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A helicopter lifted the plane from the water and it was taken to a secure location, as the FAA and NTSB continue their investigation. Click HERE to view a video of the recovery effort, from the Deschutes County Sheriff's Office.