One pilot was killed when their F-16CM Fighting Falcon crashed at approximately 11:30 p.m., June 30, at Shaw Air Force Base.
Dead is 1st Lt. David Schmitz, a 77th Fighter Squadron pilot.
The aircraft, assigned to the 20th Fighter Wing, was on a routine training mission at the time of the crash. As soon as additional details become available, information will be provided.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.