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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 54952
Last updated: 21 March 2021
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Time:12:57 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic F104 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadair CF-104 Starfighter
Owner/operator:Canadian Armed Forces (CAF)
Registration: 104807
C/n / msn: 683A-1107
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Muckenschopf -   Germany
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:CFB Baden-Soellingen (EDSB)
Destination airport:CFB Baden-Soellingen (EDSB)
The 421 Squadron aircraft was on approach to CFB Baden-Soellingen following a local base exercise sortie when it suffered a fire and explosion near the village of Muckenschopf, approximately 6 nm south of the base. The pilot ejected at 1600 feet AGL, suffering injuries to his knees. The cause was an improperly installed fuel line fitting.


Canadian Military Aircraft, Serials and Photographs 1968-1998
421 Squadron History, Canada’s Wings, ISBN 0-920002-16-1 (Pg 85)

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Revision history:

23-Aug-2011 03:30 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
07-Feb-2016 17:42 yukonjack Updated [Date, Time, Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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