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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 47280
Last updated: 7 April 2019
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Date:28-FEB-1960
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F104 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed F-104A-25-LO Starfighter
Owner/operator:538th FIS, USAF (538th FIS, United States Air Force)
Registration: 56-0847
C/n / msn: 183-1135
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nellis AFB -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Nellis AFB
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Engine fuel supply malfunction during intial climb, pilot tried back with dead stick approach procedure to Nellis AFB but the contact on the runway was bad. the aircraft run 3000 ft beyond barrier where it crashed and burned. The pilot 1Lt Walter Earl Stroup was killed.

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 [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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