Sioux Falls, South Dakota: According to the Authorities from the National Transportation and Safety Board (NTSB) a small plane with 12 People Crashed in South Dakota KILLING 9 On Board. There 2 Children among the people who lost their lives.
According to Peter Knudson from NTSB, the plane, Pilatus PC-12 took off from Chamberlain and shortly after taking off crashed nearly 140 miles W. of Sioux Falls at around 12:30 pm
NTSB investigating today's crash of Pilatus PC-12 near Chamberlain, SD.
— NTSB_Newsroom (@NTSB_Newsroom) November 30, 2019
Authorities say that the plane was headed to Idaho Falls when the incident occurred. After the reports of the incident were confirmed Emergency Responders and Police were immediately called to the scene.
It has been confirmed that 9 People have lost their lives in the incident. The other 3 were immediately transported to the nearest medical facility. However, their current condition is still unknown.
Personals from NTSB are also on the scene and currently investigating the crash site to look for probable cause for this accident.
Interstate 90 going from Wyoming border to Chamberlain has been closed off due to this accident.
This is a developing story so stay with Herald Journalism for further updates.