F-16, small plane collide over South Carolina

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MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – An F-16 Air Force jet and a small Cessna airplane collided Tuesday over South Carolina, an FAA spokesman said.

It was not immediately known whether anyone died or was injured in the incident. Although, the fighter jet pilot safely ejected from the aircraft and was transported to the hospital, according to WCBD.

WCBD showed a picture of what appeared to be a jet engine lying next to a mobile home near the collision site.

Jim Peters, the FAA spokesman, said the two aircraft hit each other at 11 a.m. about 11 miles north of Charleston.

Berkeley County, South Carolina, spokesman Michael Mule said crews were responding to at least one downed aircraft in Lewisfield Plantation in Moncks Corner, about 30 miles north of Charleston.

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