9 people killed, 3 injured after plane crashed in South Dakota.

11 days ago

South Dakota news.

Nine people were killed and three wounded on Saturday afternoon when a plane crashed in South Dakota, authorities said.

The Pilatus PC-12 had 12 people on board when it crashed near Chamberlain - about 300 km west of Sioux Falls - shortly after takeoff.

The people killed were the pilot and two children, reported KELO-TV of Sioux Falls.

The plane was bound for Idaho Falls, Idaho, according to Chief Argus.

Lawyer Thérèse Maule, from Brule County, described emergency relief as "heroic".