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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 47352
Last updated: 8 July 2020
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Date:15-FEB-1958
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F104 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed F-104A-20-LO Starfighter
Owner/operator:Lockheed Aircraft
Registration: 56-0794
C/n / msn: 183-1082
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:El Mirage Dry Lake, California -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Palmdale, CA
Destination airport:
Narrative:
15th February 1958: Lockheed F‑104A 56‑0794 (still on charge with Lockheed at the time of the crash). During pre‑delivery test flight, engine failure due to oil loss, crashed near El Mirage Dry Lake, CA, USA. Pilot ejected safely

Sources:

1. http://www.916-starfighter.de/F-104_Lockheed_serials.pdf
2. http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/PROJECT/YEAR_Pages/1958.htm#feb


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
06-Jun-2013 16:22 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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