US plane crash leaves nine dead, three injured

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US plane crash leaves nine dead, three injured

Washington (Web Desk): At least nine people were killed and three others were injured after a plane crashed in the US state of South Dakota on Saturday.


The Pilatus PC-12, a single-engine turboprop plane, crashed shortly after take-off approximately a mile from the Chamberlain airport, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said.

Among the dead was the plane’s pilot, Brule County state’s attorney Theresa Maule Rossow said, adding that a total of 12 people had been on board.

The three survivors had been taken to the hospital in Sioux Falls.