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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 47294
Last updated: 19 October 2020
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Date:28-OCT-1959
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F104 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed F-104C-5-LO Starfighter
Owner/operator:479th TFWg /436th TFSqn USAF (479th Tactical Fighter Wingg /436th TFSqn United States Air Force)
Registration: 56-0915
C/n / msn: 183-1204
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Alongside Koehn Dry Lake, 4 miles ESE of Cantil, California -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:George AFB, CA
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Engine failure (apparent fuel flow problem) during session at Cuddeback Gunnery Range. Pilot, Captain Robert Francis Brockman, ejected safely.

Sources:

http://www.916-starfighter.de/F-104_Lockheed_serials_.pdf
http://www.i-f-s.nl/accidents-incidents-1959/

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

12 Nov 1959 56-0916 United States Air Force (USAF) 0 6 mi SE of Tinker AFB, OK w/o


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
03-Oct-2014 14:36 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Apr-2020 16:06 Reno Raines Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Operator]

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