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Sonoma Man Feared Dead in Grand Canyon Crash

Though officials are still trying to nail-down the identities of those who died in the crash, the wreckage contained the pilots licence of 32-year-old Jacobe Foster

A 32-year-old Sonoma man is believed dead after a small single-engine plane, containing his pilot's license, was found according crashed Friday night near the north rim of the Grand Canyon, according to a report in the Santa Rosa Press Democrat.

Though officials are still trying to nail-down the identities of those who died in the crash, the wreckage contained the licences of Jacobe Foster along with Andrew Weiner, 39, of Henderson, Nev.

The two were flying from Rock Hill, S.C. to Henderson. The plane crashed Friday at about 9 p.m., according to Federal Aviation Administration logs.

A search plane spotted the wreckage of the single-engine Cirrus SR20 on Saturday in Arizona's Kaibab National Forest.

Foster was a licensed pilot, according to federal records. He registered his ownership of a fixed-wing single-engine 195B Cessna in 2007 in Charlotte, N.C.

Despite the uncertainty surrounding the incident, friends and family have created a memorial page to Foster on Facebook: "In Loving Memory of Jacobe D. Foster The Superhero."   

On the memorial, friends describe Foster as a compasionate friend who was "completely welcoming"  and "maturely thoughtful."

According to the facebook page, family and friends are planing a life "celebration"  at Aug. 16 at the F.A.M.E. Church in Seattle Wash., at 11am. The family requests that guests do not wear black, and come prepared for a laugh-filled event. 

Read more information on the crash here.

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