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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56778
Last updated: 11 March 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic F104 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed CF-104D Starfighter
Owner/operator:Canadian Armed Forces (CAF)
Registration: 104651
C/n / msn: 583A-5321
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Northwest of Cold Lake. Alberta -   Canada
Phase: En route
Departure airport:CFB Cold Lake, Alberta (YOD)
Destination airport:CFB Cold Lake, Alberta (YOD)
The 417 (OT) Squadron dual seat CF-104D was on a multi-plane, low level simulated bombing mission, when it ingested a large bird resulting in a compressor stall. The aircraft was zoomed in an attempt for a relight, but the pilot was not able to restart the engine. Both crew members successfully ejected at low level. The base rescue helicopter recovered both pilots.

417 Squadron History, Canada’s Wings, ISBN 0-920002-22-6 (Pg 77)
Starfighter, Retrospective of Canadian CF-104 1961-1986, David L. Bashow. ISBN 0-919195-12-1 (Pg 122 & 210)

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Revision history:

31-Dec-2008 00:11 WJR Added
23-Aug-2011 03:30 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
15-Feb-2016 16:14 yukonjack Updated [Cn, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Mar-2016 06:57 yukonjack Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source]

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