Accident Lockheed F-104G Starfighter FX-46, Thursday 15 January 1976
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Date:Thursday 15 January 1976
Time:11,15
Type:Silhouette image of generic F104 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Lockheed F-104G Starfighter
Owner/operator:Belgische Luchtmacht
Registration: FX-46
MSN: 9089
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:RAF Nordhorn Range, GB, Niedersachsen -   Germany
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Kleine Brogel
Destination airport:Nordhorn range
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
1964-05-21: taken on charge by the Belgian Air Force
1964-05-21: delivered from Sabca to 31sq/10W detached at Bevekom
1968-06-23: On the static display at EBST Brustem it was equipped with 'Belly' missiles
1976-01-15: cat.5 - crashed during firing exercise on the Nordhorn-range (Germany).
Pilot lost control over the aircraft due to "pilot induced oscillation" (PIO)
pilot: Kpt-Vl Vleminckx Martin killed, 10Wing, 23 ‘Devil’ Squadron Kleine Brogel


Sources:

https://www.belgian-wings.be/lockheed-f-104g-starfighter-1
http://www.916-starfighter.de/Large/Stars/wFX46.htm

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
15-Dec-2018 20:29 hilde Updated [Time, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
10-Jul-2021 15:39 harro Updated [Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]
25-Sep-2021 16:18 Hilde Updated [Operator, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Sep-2021 16:19 harro Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
08-Jun-2022 21:13 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
25-Jun-2022 04:12 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
01-Jul-2022 15:53 Ron Averes Updated [Operator]
01-Jul-2022 16:51 Ron Averes Updated [Registration, Operator]

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