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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 122889
Last updated: 17 January 2019
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Date:18-FEB-1985
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic F104 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed F-104G Starfighter
Owner/operator:Marineflieger (German Navy Aviation) MFG2
Registration: 26+70
C/n / msn: 7416
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hesselteich/Versmold -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Eggebek AB
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Mid-air collision with RAF Harrier T4 (XW933) during low-level navigation training at 500 ft AGL over Osnabrück, killing the rear seat pilot of the Harrier instantly; pilot of the Harrier ejected; Starfighter pilot KptLt Ralf Gorath tried to make emergency landing at Gütersloh but ejected due to fire warning; the Harrier crashed at Bad Laer.

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20171029225354/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/aircraft_by_Type/GermanF104.htm
http://www.916-starfighter.de/Large/2670.htm
http://www.ukserials.com/
Hamburger Abendblatt 19.2.1985


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Jun-2011 13:47 TB Added
04-Jun-2011 14:40 TB Updated [Time, Narrative]
04-Jun-2011 14:46 TB Updated [Narrative]
05-Jun-2011 14:08 TB Updated [Phase, Departure airport, Source]
24-Jun-2011 15:16 TB Updated [Operator]

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