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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55026
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
Canadair CF-104 Starfighter
Owner/operator:Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF)
Registration: 12742
MSN: 683A-1042
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RCAF Cold Lake, AB -   Canada
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:RCAF Cold Lake, AB
Destination airport:RCAF Cold Lake, AB
Delivered 1 May 1962. Served at RCAF Station Cold Lake, Alberta with No. 6 (ST/R) Operational Training Unit. Lost on 10 August 1962. Immediately after take off from a touch-and-go landing, flames were seen emanating from the engine tail pipe due to an oil pump failure. The aircraft climbed to 100 feet above the runway with an increasing nose-up attitude. The pilot ejected with a good parachute, but was fatally injured when his parachute disintegrated due to the proximity of the burning aircraft wreckage. F/L J.R. Mulhall was killed. Aircraft formally struck off charge 14 September 1962.


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Revision history:

26-Aug-2011 01:46 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type]
17-Jan-2013 13:58 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
10-May-2013 19:57 Nepa Updated [Operator]
01-Feb-2016 17:26 yukonjack Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Aug-2017 08:27 TB Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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