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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 47397
Last updated: 31 January 2020
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Date:03-MAY-1957
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 Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 55-2967
C/n / msn: 183-1013
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bergstrom AFB, Austin, TX -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Bergstrom AFB, Austin, TX
Narrative:
Heavily damaged in a "hard" landing at Bergstrom AFB, Austin, Texas on 3/5/1957 and withdrawn from use. Repaired to static display standards as a GF-104A instructional airframe.

Aircraft was seen on display at USAF Academy, Colorado Springs, CO in August 2006. Currently on permanent display at Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum.

Sources:

1. http://www.i-f-s.nl/cn/183-1013.htm
2. http://www.916-starfighter.de/F-104_Lockheed_serials.pdf
3. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1955.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
23-Aug-2011 07:14 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]
03-Sep-2012 10:15 RHefferan Updated [Total fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
06-Jun-2013 16:37 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Location, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
21-Jun-2013 19:12 Nepa Updated [Operator]
19-Mar-2015 10:28 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Embed code]

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