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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 47405
Last updated: 28 November 2021
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Time:13:21 PST
Type:Silhouette image of generic F104 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed JF-104A Starfighter
Owner/operator:Lockheed Aircraft.
Registration: 55-2958
MSN: 183-1004
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Palmdale AFB, KPMD, Palmdale, California -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Palmdale AFB, KPMD
Destination airport:Palmdale AFB, KPMD
Written off 15/2/1957: The aircraft pitched up and crashed during flare on landing at Palmdale AFB, Plant 42, California. Joseph “Joe” Watson Ozier, civilian engineering and Lockheed test pilot was killed. Aircraft has been officially modified as a JF-104A seven days before it crashed.



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Revision history:

04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
22-Dec-2010 05:44 757 Updated [Time, Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
29-Jun-2011 11:49 angels one five Updated [Operator, Nature, Source, Narrative]
23-Aug-2011 07:23 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Sep-2013 01:13 Dr.John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source, Narrative]
21-Oct-2014 17:42 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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