A small turboprop plane crashed in South Dakota Saturday, killing nine people, including two children. The pilot was among the fatalities when the single-engine Pilatus PC-12 went down about a mile after taking off from Chamberlain airport on its way to Idaho. Three passengers survived and were taken 140 miles for treatment to Sioux Falls, where they are reported to be in critical condition.
What caused the crash? There's been no official word, but weather was reportedly snowy to the point where federal aviation investigators are having trouble reaching the site.