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US Prominent Idaho executives, kids among 9 killed in South Dakota plane crash

16:25  02 december  2019
16:25  02 december  2019 Source:   usatoday.com

9 killed, 3 injured in South Dakota plane crash, authorities say

  9 killed, 3 injured in South Dakota plane crash, authorities say Nine people were killed and three others injured Saturday afternoon after a plane crashed in southern South Dakota, authorities said. The Pilatus PC-12 had 12 people on board when it crashed near Chamberlain -- about 180 miles west of Sioux Falls -- shortly after takeoff, Peter Knudson of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) told the Sioux Falls Argus Leader. Three people were reportedly injured. Among the dead were the pilot and two children, Sioux Fall’s KELO-TV reported.The Pilatus website states that the PC-12 can carry up to 10 passengers and is flown by one pilot.

Nine people are dead, including two children and the pilot, authorities say, after a plane crashed near Chamberlain, S . D ., near the center of the state. Twelve people were aboard the Pilatus PC-12 when it crashed shortly after takeoff Saturday afternoon en route from Chamberlain to Idaho Falls, Idaho

Nine people were killed when their plane crashed Saturday shortly after takeoff in South Dakota . Three other people aboard the single-engine Pilatus PC-12 were injured when the plane bound for Idaho crashed about 12:30 p.m. in Chamberlain, about 140 miles west of Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota – Nine people were killed in a plane crash near Chamberlain, South Dakota, on Saturday afternoon.

a close up of a map: At least nine people are dead after a plane crashed shortly after takeoff Saturday.© AP At least nine people are dead after a plane crashed shortly after takeoff Saturday.

An eastern Idaho family of 12 visited the state for a weekend hunting trip, but the Pilatus PC-12 crashed around 12:30 p.m. shortly after taking off from Chamberlain, according to Peter Knudson with the National Transportation Safety Board. The ages of the passengers ranged from 7 to 81.

Among the victims were Jim Hansen, Sr. and his sons, Kirk and Jim Hansen, Jr., and six other family members.

The crash also killed Kirk Hansen’s children, Stockton and Logan; his sons-in-law, Kyle Taylor and Tyson Dennert; and Jim Hansen’s son, Jake, and grandson, Houston, said Travis Garza, president of the wellness company Kyäni, in a Facebook post Sunday.

2 business executives and their father identified as victims in South Dakota plane crash

  2 business executives and their father identified as victims in South Dakota plane crash Jim and Kirk Hansen and their father were killed in the crash, according to the company their family.The founders of health and wellness company Kyäni Inc., along with their father, were among the nine killed in a plane crash in Chamberlain, South Dakota, the company said Sunday.

A dozen family members were returning home from a hunting trip in South Dakota when their small plane , flying in blizzard-like conditions, crashed shortly after takeoff on Saturday. Nine people, including two children, were killed , the authorities said.

Nine people have been killed after a plane crashed in South Dakota amid severe weather conditions, authorities They were prominent businessmen in Idaho Falls who were executives with oil company Conrad Idaho Falls business executives among those killed in South Dakota plane crash https

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The Hansens were prominent members of the Idaho Falls community as executives with petroleum and oil vendor Conrad & Bischoff, Kyäni and gas station chain KJ’s Super Stores, according to East Idaho News.

Chamberlain plane crash:Idaho family visited SD for hunting trip, reports say

In addition, three people were injured in the crash.

The three survivors are three men who are 17, 27 and 28 years old, Benton said.

Weather appears to have been a main factor in the crash, Benton said, adding that planes were unable to land in Chamberlain at the time of the crash.

The cause of the crash has not been released, Knudson said, but Chamberlain and central south-central South Dakota were under a winter storm warning at the time.

Chamberlain is about 140 miles west of Sioux Falls in central South Dakota.

Contributing: The Associated Press

This article originally appeared on Sioux Falls Argus Leader: Prominent Idaho executives, kids among 9 killed in South Dakota plane crash

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