New Delhi: At least nine people were killed when a Pilatus PC-12 crashed shortly after takeoff in South Dakota. According to reports, the crash happened on Saturday afternoon at around 12:30 p.m., shortly after the plane took off from Chamberlain, about 140 miles west of Sioux Falls.
Three persons were also injured in the crash. They were rushed to a nearby hospital and were given medical treatment.
The Pilatus PC-12 plane was bound for Idaho Falls, Idaho and had 12 passengers on board.
The authorities are yet to acertain the cause of the crash.