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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 122982
Last updated: 11 April 2021
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Date:17-APR-1979
Time:day
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+15
C/n / msn: 7086
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:River Eider estuary -   Germany
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Schleswig-Jagel AB (ETNS)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Engine failure after bird strike during low-lewel flight over the North Sea near St Peter-Ording; KKpt Manfred Kowalewski ejected safely and rescued by a cutter.

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20171029225354/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/aircraft_by_Type/GermanF104.htm
Hamburger Abendblatt 18.4.1979


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jun-2011 01:45 TB Added
11-Jun-2011 02:38 TB Updated [Time, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Jun-2011 07:28 TB Updated [Operator]
30-Oct-2019 20:29 TB Updated [Operator, Source]
13-Jan-2020 13:10 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Operator]
30-Jan-2020 08:36 TB Updated [Operator]
05-Feb-2020 19:41 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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