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Authorities release emergency calls in Cessna, F-16 crash in Berkeley Co.

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A portion of the F-16 is hauled from the crash site in Berkeley County. (Photo Source: Live 5) A portion of the F-16 is hauled from the crash site in Berkeley County. (Photo Source: Live 5)
BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) -

Authorities have released 911 calls made the morning an F-16 fighter jet and a privately owned Cessna 150 collided in mid-air in Berkeley County. 

Pilot Joseph Johnson and his father, Michael, were killed in that crash. 

The Shaw Air Force pilot ejected safely and has since returned to work.

In one call, a man can be heard telling emergency officials that he saw two planes collide, and observed one of the crafts crash in a nearby field.

The National Transportation Safety Board released a preliminary report on that plane crash last week.

The report states no flight plan was filed for the Cessna, while the F-16 did have a flight plan.

It also states the Cessna didn't contact the Charleston Air Force Base or the Charleston International airport, but did not have to. 

The site of the F-16 wreckage was found six nautical miles south of the Cessna wreckage site.

A full report on the incident is not expected for months.

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