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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 201325
Last updated: 8 February 2021
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Time:20:50 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic F104 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed F-104C Starfighter
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 56-907
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:5 mi SW of George AFB, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:George AFB
Destination airport:
Loss power during take off. Pilot Capt Ed Skelton(36) bailed out. First F104C loss.


San Bernardino Sun 30 January 1959, p29

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Revision history:

15-Nov-2017 16:38 TB Added
08-Aug-2018 19:50 j155 Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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