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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 47400
Last updated: 4 September 2019
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Date:02-APR-1957
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F104 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed F-104A-1-LO Starfighter
Owner/operator:Lockheed
Registration: 56-0731
C/n / msn: 183-1019
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rogers Dry Lake, Edwards AFB, CA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Palmdale AFB
Destination airport:Edwards AFB
Narrative:
Written off after an accident near Edwards AFB on its delivery flight from Lockheed to the US Air Force. It flew at 17,000 feet when it experienced a fatal engine flame out. Pilot Ervine Pratt ejected safely. 1st production F-104 lost

Stricken from USAF inventory July 30 1957

Sources:

http://www.i-f-s.nl/cn/183-1019.html
http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1956
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-Dec-2010 09:13 757 Updated [Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Oct-2012 14:30 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
29-Oct-2012 03:04 Dr. John Smith Updated [[Source, Narrative]]
06-Oct-2014 07:54 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]

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