Dog lost in plane crash found

first_imgSOMIS – Six days after a small plane crash that killed two members of a family of four, the family’s missing dog was found alive by the same pair of teenage brothers who first helped the survivors. Family friends had been searching for Lindsey, a 9-year-old Dalmatian who had been on the plane but was not found at the crash site. Rene Herrera, 17, and his brother Edgar Herrera, 15, had returned to the scene 35 miles north of Los Angeles Friday to show friends the place where they had pulled Robert Santoro, 43, and his 7-year-old son Dawson away from the flaming plane July 1. The brothers and their friends saw Lindsey in a ditch. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORE11 theater productions to see in Southern California this week, Dec. 27-Jan. 2“We all started running towards the dog,” Rene Herrera said. “We all took turns cradling it like a baby and we took it home.” The dog had a ruptured diaphragm and a broken leg, and underwent surgery at a Santa Barbara animal hospital. Robert Santoro, who was flying the plane and was thrown from the aircraft along with Dawson before it came to rest, remained in critical condition in a Santa Barbara hospital after nearly having his leg severed in the crash, authorities said. – City News Servicelast_img

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