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Plane crash kills nine, injures three in South Dakota: US media

A plane crash in the US state of South Dakota killed nine people, including two children, and injured three others on Saturday while a winter storm warning was in place, US media reported.

Anab Mehdi

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Published on 1 Dec 2019 3:59 AM GMT

Plane crash kills nine, injures three in South Dakota: US media
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Washington: A plane crash in the US state of South Dakota killed nine people, including two children, and injured three others on Saturday while a winter storm warning was in place, US media reported.

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The Pilatus PC-12, a single-engine turboprop plane, crashed shortly after take-off approximately a mile from the Chamberlain airport and was carrying as many as 12 people, the Federal Aviation Administration said.

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Among the dead was the plane's pilot, NBC News reported, citing the Brule County state attorney's office.

The National Transportation Safety Board said in a tweet that it was "investigating today's crash of Pilatus PC-12 near Chamberlain, SD."

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(PTI)

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