English: 56-0740 is a United States Air Force/Army serial number assigned to a Lockheed F-104A-5-LO Starfighter (MSN 183-1028). The aircraft was loaned to the United States Navy and served at NOTS China Lake as part of the development effort for the AIM-9 Sidewinder missile. It crashed on 22 Sep 1960, killing the pilot. (reference: Baugher)
Media in category "56-0740 (aircraft)"
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- AIM-9 on US Navy F-104A NWC China Lake 1960.jpeg 1,845 × 1,348; 965 KB
- F-104A US Navy with AIM-9 NWC China Lake 1960.jpeg 1,859 × 1,349; 1.09 MB