The US Air Force has confirmed the death of one pilot in the crash of a F-16CM Fighting Falcon aircraft at Shaw Air Force Base.
The crash occurred at approximately 11:30 p.m., local time, on June 30.
The air force said the name of the pilot is being withheld until 24 hours after next of kin notification.
According to the service, the Fighting Falcon from the 20th Fighter Wing was on a routine training mission at the time of the crash.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.
This is the second fatal air force crash in a little over two weeks. On June 15, a US Air Force pilot was killed in the crash of an F-15C Eagle fighter jet in the North Sea.