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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 47592
Last updated: 5 April 2021
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Date:10-JUN-1978
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: 833
C/n / msn: 1133
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:ca 17 mi N of And°ya -   Norway
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Bod° Main Air Station
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The CF-104 of 334 Skv, crashed approximately 17 nautical miles north of And°ya on 10-Jun-1978. Pilot, Fenrick Stein Ekholt, was on a mission from Bod° air station to identify three unknown vessels some 32 nautical miles from Hilles°y radar. After circling the targets twice, the Starfighter flew into the sea 5 nautical miles to the south of the vessels, killing the pilot.

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


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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 20:59 TB Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Narrative]
10-Nov-2020 07:10 Cosmo Updated [Aircraft type, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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