F-16 and Cessna collide in mid-air over South Carolina

SOUTH CAROLINA (WCBD) – News 4’s sister station has confirmed with Berkeley County spokesperson Michael Mule that there has been a plane crash at Lewisfield Plantation in Moncks Corner.

A witness called News 4’s sister station and said he saw two planes collide in the air and saw a huge explosion, describing it as a “ball of fire in the air.”

A source tells WCBD-TV that an F-16 and a small plane were involved in the crash and Berkeley County Fire has confirmed the crash involved an F-16 and a Cessna. The pilot of the F-16 ejected.

A South Carolina source for fire-related news confirmed the crash in a post on Facebook:

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