F-104 losses of the Aeronautica Militare Italiana (AMI)
Date Serial Type Code Unit Note
08.01.1964 6509 F-104G 4-9 4 St 9 Gruppo misjudgment of altitude over the sea during approach during nighttime, maybe engine failure (compressor stall); pilot was killed. 87 fh.
23.07.1964 6596 F-104G 5-21 5 St 102 Gruppo loss of control during type transition (human error); pilot was killed. 74 fh.
27.07.1964 5067 F-104F BB+380 WaSLw 10 loss of aircraft control after losing a flap at high speed near Leer, Germany; both pilots ejected safely; first Italian F-104 ejection, (BB+380, GAF aircraft).
11.09.1964 6555 F-104G 21-14 21 Gruppo Auto caught fire after emergency landing with open engine nozzle, pilot was killed. 68 fh.
29.10.1964 6597 F-104G 5-22 5 St 102 Gruppo loss of control after APC malfunction at low level near Rimini AB, pilot was injured. 27 fh.
22.01.1965 6583 F-104G 5-07 5 St 102 Gruppo loss of thrust control (IGV closure?) during type transitition, near Todi; pilot injured. 89 fh.
08.06.1965 6564 F-104G 4-36 9 St 10 Gruppo engine flame out (fuel control) and crashed into the sea near Vasto; pilot was killed. 165 fh.
25.06.1965 6659 RF-104G no code FIAT engine flame-out after broken throttle linkage, FIAT test flight near Turin; pilot was injured. 1 fh.
18.08.1965 6594 F-104G 5-10 5 St 102 Gruppo loss of control in bad weather conditions at Senigallia near Ancona; pilot was injured. 193 fh.
11.01.1966 6574 F-104G 4-46 9 St 10 Gruppo hard landing in bad weather condition; pilot was injured. 249 fh.
25.01.1966 6548 F-104G 4-14 4 St 9 Gruppo engine failure (IGV closure) near Accumoli, Rieti; pilot ejected safely. 308 fh.
19.04.1966 6584 F-104G 5-08 5 St 102 Gruppo ground contact after stall during display at Grosseto airport (CFIT); pilot was killed. 178 fh.
06.07.1966 6521 F-104G 6-05 6 St 154 Gruppo midair collision during rejoin with MM6650 near Castellucchio (MN); pilot was killed. 376 fh.
06.07.1966 6650 RF-104G 6-08 6 St 154 Gruppo midair collision during rejoin with MM6521 near Castellucchio (MN); pilot was injured. 216 fh.
31.08.1966 6636 RF-104G 5-26 5 St 102 Gruppo ground contact (CFIT) during recovery in a gunnery event at Maniago Range due to bad weather; pilot was killed. 336 fh.
05.06.1967 6538 F-104G 9-11 9 St 10 Gruppo heavy damaged in open field after take-off abort and barrier arrestment failure at Grazzanise AB; pilot was safe. 454 fh.
03.07.1967 6530 F-104G 5-24 5 St 102 Gruppo heavy damaged in open field after take-off abort and barrier arrestment failure at Rimini AB; pilot was safe. 663 fh.
11.07.1967 6534 F-104G 6-19 6 St 154 Gruppo crashed into mountain Monte Vettore (CFIT), error of judgement of weather conditions; pilot was killed. 596 fh.
03.11.1967 6537 F-104G 6-18 6 St 154 Gruppo heavy damaged in open field after take-off abort at Ghedi AB near Borgo Satollo (Brescia); pilot was safe. 604 fh.
07.02.1968 6554 F-104G 53-.. 53 St 21 Gruppo midair collision during night intercept mission with MM6562; pilot ejected safely (MM6592 made an emergency landing at Cameri AB). 589 fh.
07.02.1968 6562 F-104G 53-12 53 St 21 Gruppo midair collision during night intercept mission with MM6554, pilot ejected but died. 669 fh.
08.05.1968 6519 F-104G 6-11 6 St 154 Gruppo crashed into Adriatic sea near Tremiti islands, cause unknown (CFIT), pilot was killed. 856 fh.
09.06.1968 6592 F-104G 53-13 53 St 21 Gruppo emergency landing at Cameri AB, pilot was killed. 718 fh.
01.07.1968 6566 F-104G 4-15 4 St 9 Gruppo midair collision near Grosseto AB; pilot ejected safely. 675 fh.
18.07.1968 6570 F-104G 9-42 9 St 10 Gruppo ground contact for unknown reason (CFIT), possible "Pusher"; pilot was killed. 651 fh.
10.02.1969 54236 TF-104G 20-11 20 Gruppo Auto during the mission the port tiptank separated from the wing and severely damaged stabilizer and rudder. The aircraft was uncontrollable and crashed; one pilot ejected, one pilot was killed. 688 fh.
02.06.1969 6543 F-104G 5-09 5 St 102 Gruppo midair collision with MM6581 during air parade for Festa della Repubblica; pilot was killed. 933 fh.
02.06.1969 6581 F-104G 5-21 5 St 102 Gruppo midair collision with MM6543 during air parade for Festa della Repubblica; pilot was injured. 825 fh.
25.07.1969 6610 F-104G 6-10 6 St 154 Gruppo crashed at Ghedi AB after loss of thrust on take-off; pilot safe, but was injured. 1152 fh.
29.07.1969 6512 F-104G 6-01 20 Gruppo Auto loss of thrust in flight, pilot ejected but was injured (aircraft on temporary loan to 20 Gruppo). 846 fh.
11.08.1969 6506 F-104G 5-04 5 St 102 Gruppo crashed into the ground during low level navigation (CFIT), pilot was killed. 967 fh.
29.09.1969 6549 F-104G 6-18 6 St 154 Gruppo engine failure, most probable oil system failure, pilot ejected safely. 948 fh.
16.02.1970 6557 F-104G 9-31 9 St 10 Gruppo lightning strike during GCA into Grazzanise AB; pilot ejected but died. 954 fh.
28.04.1970 6569 F-104G 9-20 9 St 10 Gruppo engine flame out; pilot ejected safely. 1117 fh.
04.06.1970 6587 F-104G 5-12 5 St 102 Gruppo caught on fire during engine test run at Rimini AB, it burst into flames during a ground test engine for accidental loss of fuel from one of the internal tanks; specialist injured. 862 fh.
14.09.1970 6725 F-104S 36-39 36 St 156 Gruppo loss of control after APC problems; pilot ejected. 1st ejection with F-104S. 21 fh.
12.10.1970 6580 F-104G 53-15 FIAT engine loss of thrust (compressor stall) due to FOD durin factory test flight; pilot ejected. 893 fh.
21.10.1970 6539 F-104G 6-11 6 St 154 Gruppo midair collision with wingman during formation position change near Ghedi; pilot was safe. 1164 fh.
19.04.1971 6743 F-104S 36-43 36 St 156 Gruppo total hydraulic failure near Altamura; pilot ejected safely. 6 fh.
15.07.1971 6715 F-104S 4-15 4 St 9 Gruppo loss of aircraft control (pitch-up) during landing at Grosseto AB; pilot was killed. 247 fh.
08.09.1971 6536 F-104G 6-05 6 St 154 Gruppo midair collision during formation rejoin over Maniago range with MM6560; pilot was killed. 1484 fh.
08.09.1971 6560 F-104G 6-09 6 St 154 Gruppo midair collision during formation rejoin over Maniago range with MM6536, pilot ejected safely 1st ejection with Martin Baker Mk.IQ-7A.1492 fh.
01.10.1971 6766 F-104S no code Aeritalia engine flame out after take-off at Caselle; before delivery; Aeritalia pilot at his 2nd ejection. 20 fh.
20.10.1971 6712 F-104S 51-13 51 St 22 Gruppo water contact for unknown reason 5 NM south of Caorle, east of Venice; pilot was killed. 340 fh.
20.10.1971 6724 F-104S 51-21 51 St 22 Gruppo water contact for unknown reason 5 NM south of Caorle, east of Venice; pilot was killed. 186 fh.
22.05.1972 6658 RF-104G/S RS-2 RSV loss of aircraft control due to uncontrolled movements doing acrobatics near Pratica di Mare AB (RM); pilot ejected safely; F-104S prototype. 485 fh.
14.02.1973 6779 F-104S 50-06 50 St 155 Gruppo hit mountain ridge of Monte Dinavolo in bad weather conditions at Rivergaro, Piacenza (GCA did not provide adequate assistance); pilot was killed. 77 fh.
14.02.1973 6790 F-104S 50-07 50 St 155 Gruppo hit mountain ridge of Monte Dinavolo in bad weather conditions at Rivergaro, Piacenza (GCA did not provide adequate assistance); pilot was killed. 71 fh.
01.03.1973 6541 F-104G 6-20 6 St 154 Gruppo loss of aircraft control (APC malfunction?), pilot was injured. 1455 fh.
21.03.1973 6515 F-104G 6-? 6 St 154 Gruppo loss of aircraft control during simulated ground attack with Alpen troops due to kicker activation at Alesso di Trasaghis, Udine; pilot was killed. 1666 fh.
13.04.1973 6755 F-104S 36-30 36 St 156 Gruppo loss of aircraft control (kicker) during simulated ground attack after a too steep angle of attack near Altamura, Bari (CFIT); pilot was killed. 314 fh.
26.06.1973 6591 F-104G 6-09 6 St 154 Gruppo ground contact for unknown reason near Monbaroccio (CFIT), possible mechanical failure; pilot ejected but was injured. 1316 fh.
18.09.1973 6738 F-104S 53-14 53 St 21 Gruppo water contact after take-off during an Air Defence Exercise in the sea at San Vito Lo Capo near Trapani Birgi (CFIT); pilot was killed. 409 fh.
18.09.1973 6746 F-104S 36-46 36 St 156 Gruppo flame out after running out of fuel due to mechanical failure during night mission near Bernalda (MT); pilot ejected safely. 275 fh.
26.09.1973 6813 F-104S 5-31 5 St 23 Gruppo water contact in bad weather conditions for unknown reasons, most likely disorientation; pilot was killed.
The aircraft was the first F-104S for 23 Gruppo and handed over to the squadron on March 9, 1973. 195 fh.
12.12.1973 6638 RF-104G 3-23 3 St 28 Gruppo caught fire on ground at Grazzanise AB during double regulator check for tip tank pressurization; pilot was injured. 1603 fh.
26.04.1974 6753 F-104S 36-38 36 St 156 Gruppo caught fire on ground during arming crew maintenance work checking the "Auto Drop" system at Gioia de Colle AB. 511 fh.
07.05.1974 6709 F-104S 53-16 53 St 21 Gruppo ground contact two minutes after take-off at Granozzo, Novara, during a Tac Eval (CFIT), pilot was killed. 682 fh.
13.05.1974 6707 F-104S 51-05 51 St 22 Gruppo engine flame-out at Porcellengo di Treviso near Istrana AB, pilot ejected safely. 680 fh.
20.05.1974 6777 F-104S 51-24 51 St 22 Gruppo on short final, during a night formation landing, maybe he got into leaders jet wash and then crashed inside Istrana AB; pilot was killed. 495 fh.
19.09.1974 6799 F-104S 36-32 36 St 156 Gruppo crashed into the mountain near Matera after loss of control after a broken control linkage; pilot was injured. 300 fh.
20.09.1974 54252 TF-104G 20-16 20 Gruppo Auto stalled lost 2 NM south of Peretola Airport, Florence, the plane crashed due to violent manouvre; both pilots were killed. 874 fh.
15.02.1975 6743 F-104S 36-32 36 St 156 Gruppo hit the ground near Meta Ponto (Province of Potenza) after a stall; pilot was injured (3rd ejection for this pilot, the1st with an F-84F, the 2nd with MM6746). 600 fh.
15.03.1975 6829 F-104S 5-10 5 St 102 Gruppo hit mountain during recovery from a stall in bad weather conditions; pilot was killed. 224 fh.
20.05.1975 54227 TF-104G 20-2 20 Gruppo Auto forward flap actuator failure; crashed near Marina di Grosseto; both pilots ejected safely. 1809 fh.
13.06.1975 6834 F-104S 51-36 51 St 155 Gruppo too late for escape maneuver in bad weather conditions, the aircraft hit the mountain at Pietra Bianca di Farindola, Pescara; pilot was killed. 354 fh.
16.07.1975 6832 F-104S 5-16 5 St 102 Gruppo crashed near Gorgona island into the Tirrenian sea during exercise with Italian Navy; pilot was killed. 253 fh.
09.09.1975 6644 RF-104G 3-22 3 St 28 Gruppo engine loss of thrust in flight; pilot ejected near Villafranca AB. 1763 fh.
25.09.1975 6508 F-104G 6-19 6 St 154 Gruppo struck mountain in bad weather conditions 15 NM south of Bitburg near Wenzelberg (Germany) in not easy meteorological and environmental conditions; pilot was killed. 1480 fh.
25.09.1975 6516 F-104G 6-07 6 St 154 Gruppo struck mountain in bad weather conditions 15 NM south of Bitburg near Wenzelberg (Germany) in not easy meteorological and environmental conditions; pilot was killed. 1913 fh.
25.09.1975 6523 F-104G 6-18 6 St 154 Gruppo struck mountain in bad weather conditions 15 NM south of Bitburg near Wenzelberg (Germany) in not easy meteorological and environmental conditions; pilot was killed. 1726 fh.
25.09.1975 6575 F-104G 6-03 6 St 154 Gruppo struck mountain in bad weather conditions 15 NM south of Bitburg near Wenzelberg (Germany) in not easy meteorological and environmental conditions; pilot was killed. 1740 fh.
22.03.1976 6556 F-104G 6-15 6 St 154 Gruppo ground contact near Castiglione di Cervia (5 km from Cervia AB) for unknown reasons (CFIT), maybe slight illness or spatial disorientation; pilot was killed. 1869 fh.
08.04.1976 54234 TF-104G 20-8 20 Gruppo Auto crashed into mountain at Colle Trinitŕ near Perugia; both pilots were killed. 2190 fh.
21.06.1976 6526 F-104G 3-34 3 St 28 Gruppo crashed into ground at Lendinara, Rovigo, eason not known (CFIT); pilot was killed. 1882 fh.
03.08.1976 6874 F-104S 36-13 36 St 12 Gruppo crashed into ground 5 min after TO for unknown causes near Matera (CFIT); pilot was killed. 203 fh.
06.10.1976 6728 F-104S 4-5 4 St 9 Gruppo violent uncontrolled rolls after loss of control due to mechanical failure, crashed into sea off coast Carbonifera, Livorno; pilot ejected. 1030 fh.
14.12.1976 6503 F-104G 6-20 6 St 154 Gruppo flame out during gunnery mission at Capo Frasca range; pilot ejected safely. 2333 fh.
23.05.1977 6573 F-104G 3-46 3 St 132 Gruppo autopilot failure with pusher activation at Alpo di Villafranca; pilot ejected but was injured. 1996 fh.
29.08.1977 6585 F-104G 3-01 3 St 18 Gruppo jammed flight controls after pusher activation at Mirandola, Modena; pilot ejected but was injured. 2170 fh.
25.09.1977 6751 F-104S 51-33 51 St 155 Gruppo caught fire in open field in Vedelago countryside, after take-off abort at Istrana AB due to failure to rotate; pilot ejected, but was badly injured. 1080 fh.
29.11.1977 6877 F-104S 4-20 4 St 9 Gruppo loss of aircraft control at Monte Solenne, Spoleto (CFIT); pilot ejected but was injured.381 fh.
28.06.1978 6645 RF-104G 3-34 3 St 28 Gruppo flame out due a mechanical broken linkage at Casalmaggiore, Parma; pilot ejected but was injured. 2329 fh.
30.06.1978 6871 F-104S 53-15 53 St 21 Gruppo hit mountain for unknown causes, Colle della Ciabra, Cuneo (CFIT); pilot was killed. 755 fh.
03.08.1978 6907 F-104S 36-33 36 St 156 Gruppo water contact in the Ionian Sea during exercise with Italian Navy (CFIT), pilot was killed. 386 fh.
24.11.1978 6773 F-104S 36-11 36 St 12 Gruppo loss of aircraft control during ACM at Stigliano, Materna; pilot was safe but injured. 1349 fh.
04.12.1978 6931 F-104S 51-12 51 St 22 Gruppo landing at alternate airfield Brindisi; heavy damaged touching down 900 short of runway in bad weather conditions at destination; pilot was safe. 109 fh.
18.01.1979 6803 F-104S 53-20 53 St 21 Gruppo hit ground shortly after take-off after loss of control of the aircraft due to sudden indisposition (collapse) of the pilot near Castelletto di Branduzzo, Pavia; pilot was killed.1197 fh.
01.02.1979 6783 F-104S 9-36 9 St 10 Gruppo loss of aircraft control during fuel transfer problems at Terracina, Roma; pilot ejected. 1332 fh.
04.03.1979 6927 F-104S 5-34 5 St 23 Gruppo crashed near Sigonella AB during landing pattern, possible loss of control due to low speed during turn; pilot was killed. 263 fh.
14.06.1979 6571 F-104G 6-06 6 St 154 Gruppo heavy damaged in open field after a take-off abort at Ghedi AB; pilot ejected. 2348 fh.
11.07.1979 6553 F-104G 3-16 3 St 132 Gruppo APC activation (kicker) during gunnery event at Capo Frasca range; pilot was killed. 2106 fh.
19.11.1979 54259 TF-104G 20-24 20 Gruppo Auto approaching Grosseto AB sudden loss of altitude and crashed in the Tyrrehnian sea, probably spatial disorientation in poor weather condition; both pilots were killed. 1555 fh.
18.01.1980 6510 F-104G 6-15 6 St 154 Gruppo flame out during gunnery event at Capo Frasca range; pilot ejected. 2529 fh.
27.05.1980 6648 RF-104G 3-25 3 St 132 Gruppo ground contact 14 min after take off from Villafranca due to fast weather deterioration at Bordella di San Benedetto, Ancona; pilot was killed (human and environmental factors!). 2385 fh.
11.07.1980 6723 F-104S 53-05 53 St 21 Gruppo loss of aircraft control during ACM after experiencing technical problems at Robilanate, Cuneo; pilot ejected but was injured. 1639 fh.
16.09.1980 54231 TF-104G 20-7 20 Gruppo Auto caught fire during take off after too early gear retraction, aircraft damaged beyond repair (DBR); both pilots were safe. 2757 fh.
05.10.1981 6517 F-104G 6-14 6 St 154 Gruppo crashed during recovery maneuver at low altitude after a long strike run during a gunnery event at Maniago range; pilot was killed. 2936 fh.
09.02.1982 6780 F-104S 36-35 36 St 156 Gruppo crashed starting the GCA procedure 6 KM from Gioia del Colle AB in bad weather conditions at night, causes unknown (vertigo?); pilot was killed. 1546 fh.
01.04.1982 6572 F-104G 6-24 6 St 154 Gruppo hit electric power pylon during a low simulated attack at high speed at Ghedi AB, crashed inside airbase; pilot made his 2nd ejection. 2698 fh.
10.05.1982 6718 F-104S 36-07 36 St 12 Gruppo aircraft was damaged when it overran the runway of Gioia, aircraft presumably damaged beyond repair; pilot ejected safely. 2223 fh.
14.05.1982 6757 F-104S 5-11 5 St 102 Gruppo after a gunnery mission at Maniago range, approaching Rimini AB, left the formation and crashed near Comacchio; pilot was killed. 1222 fh.
02.06.1982 6917 F-104S 36-37 36 St 156 Gruppo broken forward flap linkage during gunnery mission at Punta della Contessa, Brindisi; pilot was killed. 930 fh.
03.07.1982 6582 F-104G 3-35 3 St 28 Gruppo engine flame out approaching Villafranca AB at Bionde di Salizzole; pilot ejected too late and died. 2719 fh.
03.08.1982 6765 F-104S 53-21 53 St 21 Gruppo during an air combat exercise crashed into the ground at high sink rate in severe thunderstorm (CFIT); pilot was killed. 2093 fh.
17.02.1983 6911 F-104S 51-45 51 St 155 Gruppo a barrel roll at 500 ft with 310 kts and much fuel caused a rapid loss of altitude resulted in loosing the controlability, crashed into the ground after hitting power line cables at Caerano San Marco, Treviso (5.000 Martin Baker ejection). 1049 fh.
15.09.1983 6837 F-104S 51-32 51 St 155 Gruppo afterburner blow-out on take-off from Istrana, aircraft crashed into the approach lights; pilot was safe. 1500 fh.
22.12.1983 6711 F-104S 53-11 53 St 21 Gruppo left gear damaged by frozen snowdrift during take-off from Cameri AB, a hydraulic leak caused an explosion and fire on the aircraft; pilot ejected immediately, but was injured. 2278 fh.
27.01.1984 6752 F-104S 51-44 51 St 155 Gruppo impact with Monte Molinatico in Parma mountain ridge (Monti Della Garfagnana, Toscana) in bad weather conditions (CFIT); pilot was killed. 2180 fh.
29.02.1984 6531 F-104G 3-37 3 St 28 Gruppo ground contact maybe due to spatial disorientation in bad weather conditions at Mezzolara di Budrio; pilot ejected to late and was killed. 3060 fh.
10.05.1984 6811 F-104S 9-45 9 St 10 Gruppo impact with mountain during night flight (CFIT); Monte Viola near Formia; pilot was killed. 1918 fh.
15.06.1984 6745 F-104S 51-37 51 St 155 Gruppo engine flame out after 2 restart attempts during gunnery mission at Capo Frasca range, Sardinia; pilot ejected safely. 1183 fh.
30.10.1984 6793 F-104S 51-47 53 St 21 Gruppo caught fire on ground during 5 finger check due to a double regulator malfunction in the internal tank. Pilot badly injured and died in the hospital 2 days later. 2042 fh.
26.11.1985 6841 F-104S 9-32 5 St 102 Gruppo crashed in the Adriatic Sea 2 NM from Torino di Sangro (possible disorientation); pilot was missing and lated declared killed. 2216 fh.
10.01.1986 6823 F-104S 53-02 53 St 21Gruppo touch down 250 m before runway end at Cameri AB during GCA in bad weather condition; pilot ejected. 1898 fh.
28.01.1986 6646 RF-104G 3-50 3 St 28 Gruppo water impact in Marano lagoon during formation rejoin (CFIT), Orpheus pod; pilot was killed. 3100 fh.
18.03.1986 6924 F-104S 5-12 5 St 102 Gruppo loss of electrical system and engine flame out after cavitation of the boost pump during test flight; pilot ejected (several casualties on the ground). 1503 fh.
16.06.1986 6928 F-104S 36-.. 36 St 12 Gruppo loss of engine thrust due to compressor stall approaching Gioia del Colle AB; pilot ejected but was injured. 1476 fh.
04.08.1986 6586 F-104G 3-12 3 St 132 Gruppo altitude loss due to APC failure (kicker) near Bernbach, Germany; pilot ejected. 3148 fh.
21.08.1986 6706 F-104S 4-1 4 St 9 Gruppo ground contact after a looping at Pietralunga, Perugia (CFIT); pilot was killed. 2601 fh.
21.05.1987 54228 TF-104G 4-25 4 St 20 Gruppo damaged in belly landing at Grosseto AB after Main Landing Gear malfunction; pilots both ejected safely; DBR.
29.05.1987 6710 F-104S 36-02 36 St 12 Gruppo water impact at very high sink rate during ACM mission (DACT 2v2) in Capo Frasca ACMI, Sardinia; pilot and aircraft missing. 2684 fh.
31.05.1988 54229 TF-104G 4-28 4 St 20 Gruppo ground impact after a barrel roll at a very low altitude near Trapani AB; both (pilot and photographer) were killed. 3803 fh.
27.07.1988 6608 RF-104G 3-15 3 St 132 Gruppo impact with the VOR antenna in the runway overrun on take-off from Villafranca AB, aircraft did not lift off, pilot retracted flaps instead of retracting the landing gear; pilot was killed. 3830 fh.
05.09.1988 6933 F-104ASA 5-33 5 St 23 Gruppo engine failure just after take off from Rimini AB; pilot ejected safely. 1516 fh.
19.10.1988 54557 TF-104G (4-43) 4 St 20 Gruppo very hard landing collapsing the landing gear and damaged (non coded) at Bitburg AB, Germany (ex GAF aircraft); both pilots ejected safely.
13.06.1989 6846 F-104ASA 37-16 37 St 18 Gruppo water contact after stalling in the landing pattern at Trapani AB, pilot was killed. 1839 fh.
10.10.1989 6702 F-104S 53-12 53 St 21 Gruppo loss of thrust just after takeoff and crashed into approach lights at Cameri AB; pilot ejected but died (First F-104S delivered to AMI). 2741 fh.
27.12.1989 6886 F-104ASA 5-02 5 St 102 Gruppo both aircraft hit the Monte Carpegna in bad weather conditions in formation (CFIT); pilot was killed. 2101 fh.
27.12.1989 6919 F-104ASA 5-13 5 St 102 Gruppo both aircraft hit the Monte Carpegna in bad weather conditions in formation; pilot was killed. 2003 fh.
05.07.1990 6729 F-104ASA 4-2 4 St 9 Gruppo ground impact after take off from Sigonella AB due to technical problems, it seems that he was trying to land on a highway; pilot was killed. 3628 fh.
07.08.1990 6748 F-104ASA 37-14 37 St 18 Gruppo ground impact near Cesaro into the Nebridimis mountains at Sicilie during navigation flight from Gioia del Colle to Trapani, possible vertigo or disorientation; pilot was killed. 2380 fh.
23.04.1991 6736 F-104ASA 4-20 4 St 9 Gruppo flame out after lightning-strike in storm during GCA approach at Grosseto AB; pilot ejected. 3213 fh.
06.09.1991 54255 TF-104G 4-37 4 St 20 Gruppo engine failure after compressor stall; both pilots ejected safely. 2623 fh.
07.11.1991 6708 F-104ASA 5-43 5 St 23 Gruppo midair collision with MM6806 at Imola during a 4-ship formation interception training; pilot ejected. 3585 fh.
07.11.1991 6806 F-104ASA 5-31 5 St 23 Gruppo midair collision with MM6708 at Imola during a 4-ship formation interception training; pilot ejected. 3043 fh.
16.01.1992 6839 F-104ASA 4-6 4 St 9 Gruppo water impact flying in a formation of three aircraft to perform some low altitude training during a bit hazy circumstances over the sea, near Pianosa island (CFIT); pilot was killed. 2497 fh.
04.05.1993 6835 F-104ASA 36-12 36 St 12 Gruppo heavy damaged left wing during barrier engage at Gioia del Colle AB, written off later because the aircraft was damaged beyond repair (DBR); pilot was ok. 3251 fh.
06.05.1993 6869 F-104ASA 4-3 4 St 9 Gruppo AB blow out due to broken linkage during take-off from Grosseto AB; pilot ejected but was killed because the chute did not open. 2986 fh.
19.01.1994 6727 F-104ASA 9-45 9 St 10 Gruppo mountain ridge impact at Monte Giano, near Rieti (CFIT); pilot was killed. 4344 fh.
15.02.1995 6878 F-104ASA 53-10 53 St 21 Gruppo pitch up and loss of control due to APC system failure near Cuneo; pilot ejected safely. 2877 fh.
20.06.1995 54256 TF-104G 4-38 4 St 20 Gruppo crashed into sea south of the Montechristo island in misty weather conditions flying from Decimomannu back to his home base Grosseto (CFIT); single pilot was killed. 2991 fh.
13.02.1996 6843 F-104ASA 4-12 4 St 9 Gruppo loss of aircraft control after an engine failure due to a fuel-leak during landing at Grosseto AB; pilot ejected but aircraft flew for a few kilometers and then crashed in Grosseto outskirts. 3640 fh.
12.11.1996 6815 F-104ASA 37-07 37 St 18 Gruppo water impact when approaching Trapani AB, with the gear down the aircraft stalled and turned upside down; pilot was killed. 3799 fh.
28.01.1997 6730 F-104ASA 9-33 9 St 10 Gruppo engine failure after an exercise with Italian Navy in the Golf de Taranto; pilot ejected safely. 4161 fh.
15.04.1997 6818 F-104ASA 37-06 37 St 18 Gruppo water impact (CFIT) near Pantelleria island during training with 2 other F-104 from Trapani, maybe he encountered a pitch-up,
pilot ejected but could not be found, pilot body was not recovered and is still missing. 3350 fh.
23.04.1997 54257 TF-104G 4-39 4 St 20 Gruppo severely damaged during landing with Nose Gear up and in, aircraft damaged beyond repair (DBR); both pilots were safe. 3205 fh.
04.11.1998 6944 F-104ASAM 37-24 37 St 18 Gruppo lost 5 km from Trápani near the island of Maréttimo. Flying with three other F-104 from Trápani, the engine flamed out; pilot ejected (First F-104S ASA-M accident). 2213 fh.
18.01.1999 6938 F-104ASAM 5-43 5 St 23 Gruppo main Landing Gear structure collapsed after take off from Trápani-Birgi AB. The aircraft came down 13 kilometers from the cost between Marsala and Favignana.
After take-off from Trápani-Birgi, the main landing gear failed to retract and the pilot was forced to make a controlled ejection over the sea (retraction level broke), pilot ejected safely (pilot at his 2nd ejection). 2669 fh.
22.08.2000 54558 TF-104GM 4-46 4 St 20 Gruppo main Landing Gear structure severely damaged after a "Touch and Go" at Grosseto AB, no landing possible, controlled ejection over the sea, both pilots ejected safely; ex GAF 5946. 2828 fh.
05.10.2000 6775 F-104ASAM 37-10 37 St 18Gruppo crashed near Castelvetrano, some 20 kilometers east of Mazara del Vallo. The Starfighter was part of a four ship formation flying from Trápani, when the engine flamed out; pilot ejected safely. 4480 fh.
(one person on the ground was killed by debris).
25.11.2001 54233 TF-104G RS-09 RSV heavy damaged after roof collapse during a storm at Pratica di Mare AB, withdrawn from use. (Last flying not "M" modified TF-104G). 4524 fh.
04.03.2002 6929 F-104ASAM 4-4 4 St 9 Gruppo pilot reported an on-board fire after take off from Grosseto AB and had to abandon his aircraft. Crashed into the hills between Buriano and Vetulónia; pilot ejected safely. 3833 fh.