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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 47381
Last updated: 29 September 2019
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Date:22-AUG-1957
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F104 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed F-104A Starfighter
Owner/operator:ARDC (AF Operational Test Center) USAF (ARDC (AF Operational Test Center) United States Air Force)
Registration: 56-0753
C/n / msn: 183-1041
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:2 mi from Elgin AFB, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Elgin AFB, FL
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed 2 miles from the end of the runway after engine failure on take-off. It was dropped from active inventory on August 22,1957. Restored for static display.

Sources:

http://www.916-starfighter.de/F-104_Lockheed_serials.pdf
http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1956
http://www.hill.af.mil/library/factsheets/factsheet.asp?id=12964
http://www.vermontel.net/~tomh/AIRCRAFT/Preserved.html


Images:

Photo of 56-0753 courtesy AirHistory.net


Ogden - Hill AFB (KHIF / HIF)
6 September 2018; (c) Peter de Jong

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
27-Oct-2012 14:45 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Jun-2013 17:33 Dr. John Smith Updated [Embed code]
14-Jul-2014 18:58 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Embed code, Narrative]
03-Oct-2014 11:19 Anon. Updated [Operator]

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