Nine killed after craft crashes in South Dakota

 The single-engine craft was firm for Idaho Falls, Idaho. (Representational Image)

Authorities contend 9 people have been killed after a craft crashed in South Dakota.

Peter Knudson with a National Transportation Safety Board tells The Associated Press 12 people were aboard a Pilatus PC-12 when it crashed about 12:30 p.m. Saturday, shortly after holding off from Chamberlain, about 140 miles (225.3 kilometers) west of Sioux Falls.

Knudson says 9 people were killed and 3 were injured. The single-engine craft was firm for Idaho Falls, Idaho.

Media reports contend Chamberlain and executive south-central South Dakota were underneath a winter charge warning during a time of a crash.

Knudson says continue will be among several factors NTSB investigators will review, though no means has nonetheless been determined. He says severe continue is creation transport to a site difficult.

No serve information was immediately available.