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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55901
Last updated: 5 October 2019
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Date:25-JAN-1962
Time:noon
Type:Silhouette image of generic F104 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed F-104F Starfighter
Owner/operator:Luftwaffe (German Air Force) WaSLw10
Registration: BB+366
C/n / msn: 5053
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Oberbohlheim -   Germany
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Nörvenich AB (ETNN)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Afterburner failure on takeoff in formation; aircraft descended, hit a tree, smashed through a drying hall and crashed on a street; student OLt Horst Völter (23) ejected successfully but instructor Hptm Lutz Tyrkowski (29) did not survive; one worker in the hall was minor injured by debris.

Sources:

http://www.916-starfighter.de/Large/bb366.htm
http://www.weltkriegsopfer.de/
Hamburger Abendblatt 26.1.1962
http://web.archive.org/web/20171029225354/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/aircraft_by_Type/GermanF104.htm
Passauer Neue Presse 26.1.1962, p2


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Jun-2011 14:42 TB Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Jun-2011 01:23 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
03-Jun-2011 02:16 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
03-Jun-2011 02:18 TB Updated [Source]
04-Jun-2011 02:09 TB Updated [Time, Location, Nature, Source, Narrative]
13-Jul-2012 10:29 TB Updated [Time, Source]

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