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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 47021
Last updated: 12 November 2018
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Date:25-SEP-1975
Time:08:14 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic F104 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed F-104G Starfighter
Owner/operator:Aeronautica Militare Italiana (AMI)
Registration: MM6523
C/n / msn: 6523
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Godendorf/Ralingen -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Bitburg AB (EDAB)
Destination airport:Ghedi AB (Brescia)
Narrative:
Four Italian F-104 planes (MM6516, MM6575, MM6508, MM6523) departed Bitburg AB in IMC. All airplanes in the formation hit the ground during a very tight left turn. Pilot Ten Col Pietro Franzoni (37) killed.

Sources:

Scramble 277
Trouw 26-9-1975
Hamburger Abendblatt 26.09.1975, p1+p36


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
22-Dec-2008 10:31 harro Updated
30-Nov-2012 11:06 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]
04-Oct-2013 18:57 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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