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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 47280
Last updated: 28 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic F104 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed F-104A-25-LO Starfighter
Owner/operator:538th FISqn USAF (538th FISqn United States Air Force)
Registration: 56-0847
MSN: 183-1135
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nellis AFB, Nevada -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Nellis AFB, NV
Destination airport:
Engine fuel supply malfunction during intial climb, pilot tried back with dead stick approach procedure to Nellis AFB but the contact on the runway was bad. the aircraft run 3000 ft beyond barrier where it crashed and burned. The pilot 1Lt Walter Earl Stroup was killed.


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Revision history:

04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
03-Oct-2014 17:53 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Apr-2020 16:13 Reno Raines Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Operator]

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