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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55792
Last updated: 29 August 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic F104 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed TF-104G Starfighter
Owner/operator:58 TFTW Luftwaffe
Registration: 61-3081
MSN: 5752
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gila Bend, AZ -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Luke AFB, AZ
Destination airport:
Aircraft entered a steep supersonic dive after hydraulic failure during air combat training at Gila Bend Range; student Lt Heinrich Schmitt (ejected at speed over 1 Mach) and instructor Hptm Peter Gaber were killed.


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Revision history:

13-Jun-2011 11:34 TB Updated [Date, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
02-Jan-2020 09:26 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Operator]

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