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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55025
Last updated: 28 July 2020
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Date:22-MAY-1962
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F104 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadair CF-104 Starfighter
Owner/operator:Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF)
Registration: 12707
C/n / msn: 683A-1007
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RCAF Namao, AB -   Canada
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RCAF Station Namao, AB (YED)/6 (ST/R) OTU
Destination airport:YED
Narrative:
The canopy opened on takeoff. The aircraft was slowed to prepare for landing, when the engine lost power at low altitude due to nozzle pump failure. Crashed into a field and F/L J.G. Aiken successfully ejected with slight injuries.

Sources:

http://rwrwalker.ca/RCAF_12700_12750_detailed.htm
The Winnipeg Evening Tribune 22 May 1962, p1


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Aug-2011 01:52 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type]
17-Jan-2013 14:16 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
10-May-2013 19:57 Nepa Updated [Operator]
28-Jan-2016 05:09 yukonjack Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Mar-2018 13:44 TB Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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