F-104C 56-0908 at DaNang, South Vietnam 1965 in USAF Silver-finish colors

F-104C serial number 56-0908, construction number 183-1196, model 483-04-05, built by Lockheed
delivery date December 18, 1958; 479th TFW, 476th TFS Moron AB, Spain 1960
hit by ground fire on a bomb run with 2 "M117" 750 lbs bombs on July 22, 1965 with 436th TFS
crashed after a gear up emergency landing at Chu Lai MCAS, Vietnam,
battle-damaged aircraft swerved off the runway into a sand dune after the gear up landing
pilot Capt Roy James Blakeley was killed (KIA), operated out of DaNang AB, Vietnam.

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