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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55027
Last updated: 15 January 2020
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Date:25-NOV-1961
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: 12712
C/n / msn: 683A-1012
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North of Montreal, Quebec -   Canada
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Cartierville Airport
Destination airport:Cartierville Airport
Narrative:
Destroyed in crash north of Montreal on 25 November 1961. Canadair test pilot B. Fleming ejected after being unable to recover from a deep stall. Suspected misrigging of automatic pitch control system. Taken on strength of the RCAF after crash for accounting reasons, although actually not owned by them at the time of the crash (it was still owned by Canadair). This was first Canadian built Starfighter to crash.

Sources:

http://www.ody.ca/~bwalker/RCAF_12700_12750_detailed.htm
http://web.archive.org/web/20170729001207/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Country-By-Country/canada.htm
Starfighter, Retrospective of Canadian CF-104 1961-1986, David L. Bashow. ISBN 0-919195-12-1
Canadian Starfighters, CF-104 and CF-104D, 1961-1986, Patrick Martin. ISBN 978-3-935687-98-0


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Aug-2011 07:14 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type]
17-Jan-2013 13:52 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
27-Jan-2016 07:56 yukonjack Updated [Date, Cn, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]

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