ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55740
Last updated: 20 October 2014
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Date:17-OCT-1980
Time:c.12:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic F104 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed F-104G Starfighter
Owner/operator:Luftwaffe (German Air Force) JBG31
Registration: 24+72
C/n / msn: 8221
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kendenich/Hürth -   Germany
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Nörvenich AB
Narrative:
Crashed in woods after fire in the engine due to overheated afterburner fuel pump during radar approach; OTLt Alexander Heuser (41) ejected successfully.

Sources:
http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1980/1980%20-%203440.html
http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Aircraft_by_Type/GermanF104.htm
http://www.916-starfighter.de/Large/2472.htm
Hamburger Abendblatt 3.12.1980


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Dec-2008 12:01 harro Updated
08-Jun-2011 03:29 TB Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Jun-2011 03:02 TB Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
11-Jun-2011 03:10 TB Updated [Time, Narrative]
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