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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55758
Last updated: 21 January 2021
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Date:20-JUN-1978
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F104 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed TF-104G Starfighter
Owner/operator:58 TFTW Luftwaffe
Registration: 66-13626
C/n / msn: 5937
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gila Bend, AZ -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Engine failure due to broken throttle linkage after pull-out from simulated air-to-ground attack at Gila Bend Range; Lt Eckehard Wutke and Capt James Sandstrom (USAF) ejected safely.

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/Luke/66-13626.htm


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jun-2011 10:41 TB Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
12-Jun-2011 15:13 TB Updated [Source]
02-Jan-2020 23:09 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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