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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55743
Last updated: 24 March 2021
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Date:01-JUL-1980
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F104 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed F-104G Starfighter
Owner/operator:JBG 34 Luftwaffe
Registration: 22+54
C/n / msn: 7134
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Fünfleiten/Falkenberg -   Germany
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Memmingerberg AB
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Collided with electricity pylon while came too low during the pull-up after simulated attack on tanks; Hptm Axel Ruge killed; aircraft crashed between Fünfleiten and Unterrohrbach, next to B20.

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20171029225354/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/aircraft_by_Type/GermanF104.htm
http://www.916-starfighter.de/Large/2254.htm
http://www.weltkriegsopfer.de/
https://www.flugzeugforum.de//forum/archive/index.php/t-47306.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Jun-2011 13:46 TB Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
08-Jun-2011 13:48 TB Updated [Departure airport]
03-Jan-2020 09:38 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Operator]

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