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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 47579
Last updated: 8 September 2019
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Date:18-JAN-1979
Time:morning
Type:Silhouette image of generic F104 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed F-104S Starfighter
Owner/operator:Aeronautica Militare Italiana (AMI)
Registration: MM6803
C/n / msn: 1103
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Castelletto di Branduzzo (PV) -   Italy
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Cameri AB (NO)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed near the local castle (castello di Branduzzo) after pilot reported illness shortly after take-off. Pilot Cap Giovanni Ballestra (29) died.

Sources:

Scramble
http://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giovanni_Ballestra
http://www.916-starfighter.de/F-104_AMI_losses.htm


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
06-Jun-2013 19:08 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
09-Oct-2013 16:25 TB Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Oct-2013 16:27 TB Updated [Phase, Departure airport]

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