The Fighting Falcon multi-role fighter crashed within the base during a training flight.
F-16CM fighter crashed during a training flight at the US Air Force Show in South Carolina. On Wednesday, July 1, said a representative of the command of the airbase in the social network.
According to him, the Fighting Falcon multirole fighter as part of the 20th fighter wing crashed within the base on June 30 at 23:30 local time.
The plane at the time of the crash performed a training flight, there was one pilot on board who died. The causes of the crash are being established. The shooting incident was reported to have occurred on Monday, June 1, at the Grand Forks Air Force Base in North Dakota.
According to the command of the base, the shooting began at 4:30 in the morning local time, as a result of which at least two servicemen were killed.
Recall that the shooting at the checkpoint of the US Navy base occurred on May 21, and a US Navy soldier was wounded. She was initially hospitalized but was later discharged. The man who opened fire was killed in a shootout. The pilots of the US Navy are trained at this base.