Four generations of an Idaho family killed in a plane crash in South Dakota. They were traveling for a hunting trip, according to the company were two of the victims were executives.
Four generations of an Idaho family killed only three survives the crash
Brothers Jim and Kirk Hansen, founders of health and wellness company Kyäni Inc., were on the single-engine Pilatus PC-12 with their father, Jim Hansen Sr., The plane crashes after takeoff Saturday in Chamberlain, South Dakota, Kyäni president Travis Garza said in a statement. There were only three survivors.
Also killed in the crash were Jim Hansen Jr.’s son, Jake Hansen, and Jake’s son, Houston. Kirk Hansen’s sons, Stockton and Logan, and his sons-in-law, Kyle Naylor and Tyson Dennert, died in the crash.
Garza identified the family members and said in a statement,
We are deeply sad to announce that yesterday, we lost our precious founders Jim and Kirk in a tragic plane crash.
We are all mourning and ask your prayers.
The statement did not say why the family was traveling but it may link to the story that the family was gone on a hunting trip in South Dakota.
It was not clear whether the crash was related to the weather. But the plane went down before noon on Saturday during a major winter storm.