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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 86874
Last updated: 28 March 2015
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Time:09:22 PST
Type:Silhouette image of generic F104 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed YF-104A-1-LO Starfighter
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 55-2960
C/n / msn: 183-1006
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:2 NM south of Rogers Dry Lake, California -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Palmdale AFB, KPMD
Destination airport:Edwards AFB, KEDW
55-2960 crashed on an USAF acceptance flight test on approach to Edwards AFB, 2 NM south of Rogers Dry Lake. Pilot Capt (AF Reserve) Harry A. Brown was killed.

Aircraft was destroyed: the aircraft pictured below, preserved at Palmdale, CA is marked as NASA N812NA is thus not the original!


N812NA Lockheed F-104N marked up to impersonate c/n 183-1006 ex 55-2960N812NA Lockheed F-104N c/n 183-1006 ex 55-2960

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Revision history:

25-Dec-2010 12:38 757 Added
23-Aug-2011 07:23 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Feb-2013 18:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
06-Jun-2013 16:47 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
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