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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 47572
Last updated: 10 November 2020
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Date:08-JUN-1979
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F104 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadair CF-104 Starfighter
Owner/operator:Luftforsvaret (RNoAF)
Registration: 860
C/n / msn: 1160
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Spildra/Kvænangen -   Norway
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Bodø Main Air Station
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The CF-104 of 334 Skv, crashed near the island Spildra in Kvænangen following a simulated missile attack on a small island northeast of Spildra. Pilot, Squadron chief Col. Per Bøthun, noticed a loss of engine thrust and decreasing airspeed. As the afterburner was lit, the plane caught fire. The pilot, successfully ejected, suffering minor injury.


Sources:

http://starfighter.no/sq334-e.html
http://www.916-starfighter.de/F-104_RNoAF_history_Herbote.pdf
http://www.916-starfighter.de/F-104_RNoAF_334%20squadron.htm

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

16 Jun 1977 74-6860 Türk Hava Kuvvetleri 1 Incirlik AB w/o


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
25-Aug-2011 01:46 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
26-Oct-2015 21:11 TB Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Narrative]
26-Oct-2015 21:14 TB Updated [Total fatalities]
10-Nov-2020 07:10 Cosmo Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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