At least nine dead in South Dakota plane crash

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A plane crash in South Dakota claimed the lives of at least nine people, including the pilot and two children. The remaining three passengers on the Idaho-bound flight have been transported to medical facilities in Sioux Falls and are reportedly in critical condition, according to CBS News affiliate KELO.

The plane, a Pilatus PC-12 single-engine turboprop passenger aircraft, went down about a mile southwest of the Chamberlain airport. It had taken off a little before noon and was headed to Idaho Falls Regional Airport. As many as 12 people are believed to have been on board.

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 A Pilatus PC-12 single engine airplane is shown in this file photo. EPA/WIKIPEDIA / HANDOUT 



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