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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 122966
Last updated: 26 March 2021
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Date:03-AUG-1979
Time:c. 13:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic F104 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed F-104G Starfighter
Owner/operator:MFG1 Marineflieger
Registration: 22+25
C/n / msn: 7100
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RNAS Yeovilton, Somerset -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:RNAS Yeovilton (YEO/EGDY)
Destination airport:RNAS Yeovilton
Narrative:
The aircraft had just performed a flying display at the Fleet Air Arm Open Day at Yeovilton, and was turning from base leg to final approach when it stalled and crashed; KptLt Manfred Stürmer ejected too late and was killed;

Sources:

1. http://www.916-starfighter.de/Large/2225.htm
2. http://www.weltkriegsopfer.de/
3. Air Display Juni/Juli 1995
4. http://web.archive.org/web/20171029225354/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/aircraft_by_Type/GermanF104.htm


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Jun-2011 13:03 TB Added
13-Jun-2011 00:32 TB Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
25-Jun-2011 07:27 TB Updated [Operator]
19-Jun-2013 03:43 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
18-Jun-2015 06:14 seasaltchap Updated [Narrative]
30-Jun-2015 11:12 Badger Updated [Narrative]
14-Jul-2015 18:39 Dr. John Smith Updated [Embed code]
29-Oct-2019 14:08 Uli Elch Updated [Operator]
30-Oct-2019 20:30 TB Updated [Operator, Narrative]
13-Jan-2020 13:11 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Operator]
30-Jan-2020 08:35 TB Updated [Operator]
05-Feb-2020 19:41 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]

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