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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 122988
Last updated: 17 April 2021
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Date:18-AUG-1978
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic F104 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed RF-104G Starfighter
Owner/operator:MFG2 Marineflieger
Registration: 21+20
C/n / msn: 6675
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:NE of Helgoland -   Germany
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Eggebek airfield (G)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed into North Sea near the excursion ship "Rm Hart" (Wyk Auf Fhr-Helgoland), about 5 Nm north-east of Helgoland after engine failure due to bird strike; KptLt Manfred Hartmann (28) ejected safely.

Sources:

http://www.916-starfighter.de/Large/2120.htm
Hamburger Abenblatt 19.8.1978, p24


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jun-2011 10:18 TB Added
10-Jun-2011 14:06 TB Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Jul-2011 11:32 TB Updated [Operator]
30-Oct-2019 20:17 TB Updated [Operator, Source]
13-Jan-2020 13:08 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Operator]
30-Jan-2020 08:37 TB Updated [Operator]
05-Feb-2020 19:35 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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