Pilot killed when F-16 crashes during training at Shaw Air Force Base

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SUMTER, S.C. (WSPA) – A pilot was killed Tuesday night in a plane crash at the Shaw Air Force Base in Sumter.

Shaw Air Force Base officials said the pilot was flying a F-16CM at about 11:30 p.m. during a routine training mission when the crash happened.

Officials said the pilot’s name will not be released for at least 24 hours after their family has been notified.

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