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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 47351
Last updated: 23 September 2020
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Date:03-MAR-1958
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F104 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed F-104A-15-LO Starfighter
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 56-0776
C/n / msn: 183-1064
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:2 mi from Hamilton AFB, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Hamilton AFB, California
Destination airport:Hamilton AFB, California
Narrative:
F-104A 56-0776 piloted by Lt. Col Raymond Evans crashed while on final approach to Hamilton AFB, two miles short of the approach end of the runway. Crash attributed to engine failure due to an oil leak/loss of oil pressure. The aircraft crashed into San Pablo Bay, the pilot did not eject. This was the first operational accident with the F-104A.

Sources:

3. http://threshold.nl/serialhtml/serial%20usa.html
4. http://web.archive.org/web/20170421194129/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/PROJECT/YEAR_Pages/1958.htm
5. 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
29-Oct-2012 03:38 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Jun-2013 17:59 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
06-Jun-2013 18:03 Dr. John Smith Updated [Embed code]
08-Mar-2014 19:33 gademeo Updated [Embed code]
21-Mar-2015 21:50 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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