DENVER
09/09/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Rocky Mountain National Park Plane Crash: Father, Daughter Survive By Making Shelter

A Wisconsin man and his daughter walked away with only scratches after their plane crashed Thursday afternoon in heavy timber in a remote part of Rocky Mountain National Park.

The pilot was identified as Jim Michaels, 54, from Oconomowoc, Wis. With him was his 18-year-old daughter, Tonie, who also is a pilot but was not flying the plane.

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