A U.S. Air Force pilot was killed in a fighter jet crash Tuesday night during a training mission at Shaw Air Force Base in South Carolina.
The aircraft was assigned to the 20th Fighter Wing, Commander Larry Sullivan said in a statement.
The F-16CM Fighting Falcon crashed on the military base around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to the base's Facebook page. The pilot died after being taken to Prisma Tuomey Hospital, according to NBC affiliate WIS-TV.
The pilot has not yet been identified and the cause of the crash remains under investigation, the base said.
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The crash comes two weeks after 1st Lt. Kenneth Allen died in a routine training accident off the coast of northern England.