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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 47273
Last updated: 22 December 2019
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Date:22-APR-1960
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F104 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed F-104B-15-LO Starfighter
Owner/operator:83rd FIS, USAF (83rd FIS, United States Air Force)
Registration: 57-1313
C/n / msn: 283-5025
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:3NM NNE of Hamilton AFB, in the bay -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Hamilton AFB
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Engine failure due a bad overhaul. Lt. Bernell A. "Bernie" Mason and Capt Orland "Wayne" Jensen both ejected. Lt mason was at his first ride on F104!

Sources:

http://www.i-f-s.nl/accidents-incidents-1960/
http://www.916-starfighter.de/F-104_Lockheed_serials_.pdf


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
04-Oct-2014 17:33 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Feb-2019 07:42 Anon. Updated [Total fatalities]

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