F-16 pilot dies during a crash at Shaw AFB

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An F-16CM crashed during routine training at Shaw Air Force Base on Tuesday evening.

The crash occurred around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to a spokesman for the base.

The pilot of the F-16CM Fighting Falcon, assigned to the 20th Fighter Wing, was taken to a local hospital and pronounced dead a short time later.

It is not clear if the pilot was able to eject before the crash.

This is a developing story.

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