F-104G Starfighters operated by the squadron

Type
C/N*

USAF/
CAF
Ser. No

Arrival in
Norway
Flight
hours on
arrivalt
Registration
until
01.09.72
Registration
since
01.09.72
Flight
hours
Remarks
RF-104G
683C-4025
61-2625
26.10.63
19:40
FN-K
625
1878:10
Crashed 18-sep-1974. During decent through clouds on approach to Bodø from east, the plane crashed 2,7 kilometers east of Setså in Saltdal. The pilot, Lt Trond Sæthrum managed to eject, but he was still in the seat when it hit the ground, and he was killed.
RF-104G
4026
61-2626
07.08.63
16:05
FN-B
626
3384,1
Returned to USAF, England 30.06.81.
To Turkey 08.07.81
RF-104G
4027
61-2627
07.08.63
19:45
FN-C
-
1224:40
Crashed 21- jul-1971 in upper Tollådal in Beiarn. The pilot, Lt Atle Melling ejected safely with minor injury. FN-C was on a training mission in a two-plane formation when the accident occured
RF-104G
4028
61-2628
07.08.63
14:20
FN-D
-
1107:50
Crashed 10-feb-1971 in Steigen. The plane was one of three Starfighters on an intercept training mision from Bodø when the plane flew into the mountain Skotstind. The pilot, Ltt Terje Stærkebye, was killed instantly.
RF-104G
4029
61-2629
07.08.63
16:55
FN-E
629
3386,9
Returned to USAF, England 30.06.81.
To Turkey 08.07.81.
RF-104G
4030
61-2630
07.08.63
23:25
FN-F
630
3777,5
Returned to USAF, England 09.07.81.
To Turkey 15.07.81.
RF-104G
4031
61-2631
07.08.63
10:00
FN-H
631
3372,0
Returned to USAF, England. To Turkey 15.07.81.
RF-104G
4032
61-2632
07.08.63
17:05
FN-R
632
3275:00
Crashed on 18-Dec-1980. During a ground controlled approach to Bodø Airbase, the plane suffered a substantial loss of engine power. The pilot, Roar Strand, realised he would not reach the runway and decided to eject. He landed with minor injuries in Valnesfjorden. The plane came down in deep water at Skjerstadfjorden, aprox. 24 km east of Bodø Airbase.
RF-104G
4033
61-2633
07.08.63
11:45
FN-U
633
3373,7
Returned to USAF, England 30.06.81.
To Turkey 08.07.81. Used today as an instructionnal aeroplane at Gaziemir, Turkey
RF-104G
4034
62-12232
07.08.63
12:45
FN-T
232
3465,9
Returned to USAF, England 09.07.81.
To Turkey 15.07.81.
RF-104G
4035
62-12233
07.08.63
11:10
FN-P
233
3377,0
Returned to USAF, England 09.07.81.
To Turkey 15.07.81.
RF-104G
4036
62-12234
07.08.63
10:45
FN-S
234
3245:57
Crashed 10-sep-1980 in the sea near Helligvær, aprox. 17 nautical miles northeast of Bodø Airbase. Two fighters had been on a mission to identify and photograph unidentified planes west of Lofoten. On approach to Bodø one of the fighters crashed in the sea after a series of abnormal movements. The pilot, Lt. Kåre Haugvaldstad managed to eject, but was too low for the shute to open. He was killed on the spot.
RF-104G
4039
62-12237
07.08.63
36:55
FN-A
-
1191:40
Crashed 10-feb-1971 near Steigen. The plane was one of three on an intercept training mission off Bodø, when it flew into the mountain Skotstind. The pilot, Lt. Richard Herbert Nyen was killed.
RF-104G
4040
62-12238
07.08.63
36:25
FN-N
238
2953:10
Writeoff in 17-jan-1978 at ramstein Airbase, Germany. The plane landed hard with only its nosegear extended. It skidded along the length of the runway, was caugt in the safetynet and came to a stop in a field about 30 meters off the runway. The pilot, kpt. Sverre Hans Wilhelm Aarkvisla was unhurt. The fighter was written off and brought to Kjevik, Norway for technical educational use. Scrapped in1984. The cockpit-section exists today in Bergen with a private collector.
RF-104G
4041
62-12239
26.10.63
22:40
FN-W
239
3385,6
Returned to USAF, England 09.07.81.
To Turkey 15.07.81. Writen off 26.06.86 Imraly,Turkey
RF-104G
4042
62-12240
26.10.63
13:20
FN-X
240
3584,1
Returned to USAF, England 30.06.81.
To Turkey 08.07.81.
F-104G
6102
64-17757
23.06.65
-
FN-L
757
3178,9
Returned to USAF, England 09.07.81.
To Turkey 15.07.81. Written off 01.08.85 Balikesir,Turkey
F-104G
6103
64-17758
23.06.65
-
FN-Y
758
2974,0
Returned to USAF, England 30.06.81.
To Turkey 08.07.81.
F-104G
6130
64-17785
07.02.66
-
FN-G
785
3184,9
Returned to USAF, England 30.06.81.
To Turkey 08.07.81.
TF-104G
5508
62-12263
06.09.63
15:35
FN-M
263
3179,8
Returned to USAF, England 09.07.81. To Turkey 08.07.81 where the plane crashed 04.04.85
TF-104G
5509
62-12264
06.09.63
12:10
FN-Z
-
817:20
Crashed on 17-nov-1970 at Ålborg Airbase, Denmark. The plane hit the ground only secounds after takeoff. The pilot, Stærkeby ejected safely, but the passenger, sgt. Ansgar Johannessen was killed.
TF-104G
5779
63-8469
08.06.75
-
-
469

2631,3
2744,4

Transfered from 331 to 334 squadron 08.07.81
WFU 334 squadron 13.07.82. Later given to FMU, Gardermoen.
TF-104G
5938
66-13627
01.06.75
-
-
627

2111,6

Crashed on 4-feb-1981 near Bodø. The plane was on a routine trainingmission and was undertaking a radar controlled landing at runway 08 in Bodø. Suddenly the engines RPM dropped and the crew decided to eject. Lt. Per Christian Torp (front seat) landed safely while Lt. Inge Støen suffered minor injury. Both landed on the base area. So did the plane which exploded on impact near shelter 16. The accident was caused by a canopy which was released and smashed against the left side of the plane. Pieces of plexiglas was ingested into the engine.