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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 47453
Last updated: 19 January 2020
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Date:19-APR-1955
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F104 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed XF-104 Starfighter
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 53-7787
C/n / msn: 083-1002
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:15 mi NE of Camp Irwin, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Edwards AFB, CA
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The XF-104 prototype 53-7787 encountered explosive decompression causing the pilotís partial G-suit to inflate and restrict his ability to maneuver or observe a safe landing site. He was forced to eject. Aircraft crashed near Bicycle Dry Lake.

Sources:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lockheed_XF-104\
https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/FallenWings/conversations/topics/26
http://www.i-f-s.nl/cn/083-1002.htm


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2010 02:06 757 Updated [Date, Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
23-Aug-2011 07:14 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source]
11-Feb-2013 19:00 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Apr-2015 17:47 TB Updated [Location, Narrative]

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