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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 54962
Last updated: 4 April 2021
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Date:07-MAR-1978
Time:
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: 104838
C/n / msn: 683A-1138
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Munsingen -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:CFB Baden-Soellingen (EDSB)
Destination airport:CFB Baden-Soellingen (EDSB)
Narrative:
Operated by 439 Squadron, the aircraft suffered a series of compressor stalls followed by complete engine failure. The pilot ejected successfully.

Sources:

Canadian Military Aircraft, Serials and Photographs 1968-1998
Canadian Starfighters, 1961-1986: Patrick Martin. ISBN 978-3-935687-98-0 (Pg 140)
http://web.archive.org/web/20171106232040/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/Canadian_CF-104.htm


Images:

Photo of 104838 courtesy AirHistory.net


Greenham Common (EGVI) (closed)
26 June 1977; (c) Trevor Warne

Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Aug-2011 03:22 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
07-Feb-2016 17:11 yukonjack Updated [Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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