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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55754
Last updated: 3 September 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic F104 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed F-104G Starfighter
Owner/operator:JBG 31 Luftwaffe
Registration: 25+38
C/n / msn: 8322
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Commercy -   France
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Erding AB
Destination airport:
Engine failure after bird strike (crows) at 800 ft agl; Hptm Herbert Kaiser ejected safely; NATO exercise Cloudy Chorus; crashed west of Nancy, injuring two civilians.


Serious birdstrike-related accidents to military aircraft of Europe and Israel: list and analysis of circumstances / W. John Richardson (Published in International 8ird Strike Committee Proceedings and Papers 23)

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Revision history:

17-Jul-2010 12:14 harro Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
10-Jun-2011 09:48 TB Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Jan-2020 09:29 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Operator]

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