CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Federal officials say an F-16 fighter jet and a small plane have collided in midair inSouth Carolina.
The Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement Tuesday that the fighter jet collided with a Cessna C150 around 11 a.m. The collision happened about 11 miles north of Charleston.
Col. Cindi King of the South Carolina Air National Guard says the F-16 involved in the crash did not belong to the Guard.
No other details were immediately available.
North Charleston Fire Department spokeswoman Bianca Bourbeau says the agency has sent a chief and a marine unit to assist Berkeley County with a reported plane crash, and will send other help as needed.