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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 47268
Last updated: 28 January 2020
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Date:21-JUN-1960
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F104 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed F-104C Starfighter
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 56-0909
C/n / msn: 183-1197
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:7 mi ENE from Morón AB -   Spain
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:BA Morón de la Fontera
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Engine failure during flight check for engine installation. Pilot attempted three times relight with negative results. Capt. William Langhorne Leitch ejected but injuried. Crashed at Arenal Gordo, eight km from Air Base.

Sources:

http://www.i-f-s.nl/accidents-incidents-1960/
http://www.916-starfighter.de/F-104_Lockheed_serials_.pdf
ABC (Sevilla) 22 June 1960, p29


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
04-Oct-2014 18:20 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
14-Mar-2016 15:39 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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