LOUISVILLE, Georgia (WJBF) – The South Carolina Air National Guard say Two F-16 fighter jets crashed above a military operating area near Jefferson County, Georgia.
The South Carolina Air National Guard says both pilots of each of the single-seat aircraft ejected safely after a mid-air collision while performing routine night-flying operations.
Officials say a safety board has been activated and the U.S. Air Force will be conducting a detailed safety investigation
Jefferson County Fire Officials say the crash happened just after 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday.
One pilot was found immediately and a short search took place for the second pilot who was found just before 11:30 Tuesday night.