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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 47381
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 Starfighter
Owner/operator:ARDC USAF (ARDC United States Air Force)
Registration: 56-0753
MSN: 183-1041
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:2 miles from Elgin AFB, Florida -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Elgin AFB, FL
Destination airport:
(AF Operational Test Center) Crashed 2 miles from the end of the runway after engine failure on take-off. It was dropped from active inventory on August 22,1957. Restored for static display.



Photo of 56-0753 courtesy

Ogden - Hill AFB (KHIF / HIF)
6 September 2018; (c) Peter de Jong

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Revision history:

04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
27-Oct-2012 14:45 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Jun-2013 17:33 Dr. John Smith Updated [Embed code]
14-Jul-2014 18:58 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Embed code, Narrative]
03-Oct-2014 11:19 Anon. Updated [Operator]
03-Jul-2020 08:48 DB Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative, Operator]

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