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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

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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

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.

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.

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CHAMBERLAIN, S . D . (AP) — Authorities say nine people have been killed after a plane crashed in South Dakota . Media reports say Chamberlain and central south -central South Dakota were under a winter storm Knudson says weather will be among several factors NTSB investigators will review

Knudson says nine people were killed and three were injured. The single-engine plane was bound for Idaho Falls, Idaho . Media reports say Chamberlain and central south -central South Dakota were under a winter storm warning at the time of the crash . Knudson says weather will be among several

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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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