South Dakota plane crash kills 9 people, including 2 children

A plane carrying 12 people crashed soon after takeoff from Chamberlain, South Dakota, Saturday, killing nine people — including two children, the Argus Leader reports.

Details: National Transportation Safety Board spokesman Peter Knudson told AP the Pilatus PC-12 crashed about 12:30 p.m. The area was under a winter storm warning at the time of the crash, per the National Weather Service. The three survivors were being treated in Sioux Falls, S.D., according to the Washington Post.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.