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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 47279
Last updated: 6 May 2020
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Date:07-MAR-1960
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F104 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed F-104A Starfighter
Owner/operator:83rd FISqn USAF (83rd FISqn United States Air Force)
Registration: 56-0820
C/n / msn: 183-1108
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:10 miles WSW of Castle AFB, California -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Castle AFB, CA
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Soon after take off from Castle AFB, the pilot experienced full open nozzle with loss of thrust. He tried back to Castle but underway he received stall warnings and the aircraft start to buffeting. The pilot, 2Lt. James Reverdy Allender Jr. ejected safely. The F104 struck the ground in a open field.

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
03-Oct-2014 17:53 Anon. Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Apr-2020 16:12 Reno Raines Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Operator]

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