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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 47397
Last updated: 5 December 2021
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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
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
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Bergstrom AFB, Austin, TX
Heavily damaged in a "hard" landing at Bergstrom AFB, Austin, Texas on 3/5/1957 and withdrawn from use.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.




Photo of 55-2967 courtesy

Colorado Springs - USAF Academy (KAFF / AFF)
24 August 2000; (c) Paul Seymour

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Revision history:

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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