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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 47231
Last updated: 28 November 2021
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Date:26-JUN-1961
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F104 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed F-104C-5-LO Starfighter
Owner/operator:436th TFSqn /479th TFWg USAF (436th TFSqn /479th Tactical Fighter Wingg United States Air Force)
Registration: 56-0923
MSN: 183-1211
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Charlottesville, VA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed after mid-air collision with 57-0917 at 37,000ft. Capt Richard Derrick (30) did not eject and found dead in the cockpit.

Sources:

1. http://www.916-starfighter.de/F-104_Lockheed_serials_.pdf
2. US CRASHES jan van Waarde 1950 2002
Youngstown Vindicator 27 June 1961, p24


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
06-Oct-2014 08:14 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Narrative]
06-Oct-2014 08:16 Anon. Updated [Source]
08-Feb-2021 09:16 Harro Updated [Operator, Source, Operator]
23-Apr-2021 18:50 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
23-Apr-2021 18:52 TB Updated [Location]

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