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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 47354
Last updated: 10 June 2020
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Date:06-FEB-1958
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F104 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed F-104A Starfighter
Owner/operator:Lockheed Aircraft
Registration: 56-0792
C/n / msn: 183-1080
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:4 mi from Palmdale, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Test
Departure airport:USAF Plant 42/Palmdale, CA
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Engine failed shortly after take-off. Pilot (35) ejected but was killed.

Sources:

Youngstown Vindicator 6 February 1958, p1


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
06-Apr-2013 12:32 Uli Elch Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Jun-2013 17:49 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
31-Aug-2015 13:36 TB Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
22-Nov-2017 19:32 TB Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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