SC McEntire Air Guard finds second F-16 from mid air Crash

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) – South Carolina Air National Guard officials continue to investigate a mid air collision of Two F-16 Fighter Jets.
Wednesday afternoon Guard Officials announced that the second South Carolina Air National Guard F-16, which crashed during a training exercise, was found around 3:00 p.m. by the Georgia State Patrol with support from the S.C. Civil Air Patrol.

Base officials tell ABC COLUMBIA News that the pilots both ejected safely over Eastern Georgia.

The jets are based out of the South Carolina Air National Guard’s 169th Fighter Wing.
Lt. Colonel Cindi King tells ABC Columbia News that the pilots are very experienced and were conducing difficult night exercises.
The Pilots are back in South Carolina undergoing a debrief.

At the crash site, Fire officials in Jefferson County Georgia say no one was hurt on the ground, that debris fell in a rural area.

F-16 Fighter Jets Collide in Mid-Air Over Georgia, Pilots Eject Safely

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