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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 83570
Last updated: 10 January 2020
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Date:15-JUN-1959
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F104 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed YF-104A Starfighter
Owner/operator:United States Navy (USN)
Registration: 55-2956
C/n / msn: 183-1002
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:China Lake, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:China Lake NAS
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Cdr. Herk Camp had engine trouble on takeoff in F-104A 55-2956 and ran off the end of the runway resulting in strike damage to the Starfighter.

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20090101122838/http://www.i-f-s.nl:80/cn/183-1002.htm
http://www.916-starfighter.de/Large/Special/YF104_01.htm
http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1955
http://www.chinalakealumni.org/1959/1959mo.htm


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Dec-2010 04:50 757 Added
27-Oct-2012 15:05 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
03-Oct-2014 11:18 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Embed code]
29-Mar-2015 17:57 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Embed code]

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