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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 88306
Last updated: 20 March 2021
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Date:04-NOV-1998
Time:11:43 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic F104 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed F-104S-ASA-M Starfighter
Owner/operator:Aeronautica Militare Italiana (AMI)
Registration: MM6944
C/n / msn: 1244
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:5 km from Trápani-Birgi (TPS), Sicily -   Italy
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Trápani-Birgi AB (TPS) (TP)
Destination airport:(TPS)
Narrative:
Engine problems during return to base while flying in four ship formation. Pilot Magg Giuseppe Fumo (32) forced to eject over the sea and recovered unharmed. Crashed in the Sicilian Channel near the Isola di Marettimo.

Sources:

Scramble 278
AFM May 2002, p74


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Jan-2011 14:00 ASN archive
15-Nov-2013 15:40 TB Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Nov-2013 16:10 TB Updated [Time, Location, Source]
05-Nov-2019 14:25 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]

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