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Pilot from Charleston, WV, dies in South Carolina plane crash

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A pilot from West Virginia died in a South Carolina plane crash on Monday.

The incident happened around 1:15 p.m. in some woods in the North Santee area, according to a local CBS affiliate.

The plane's pilot, John Prince Harris, 79, of Charleston, West Virginia, died in the crash, according to Coroner Kenny Johnson. He added that Harris also had a home in the Georgetown area.

The aircraft that crashed is a vintage military aircraft. The plane, a 1963 Folland Gnat T.1 with tail number N18GT (formerly XS-105), was departing the airport at the time, according to the NTSB.

The FAA and the NTSB have been notified of the crash and an investigation is ongoing.