F-104F BB+364 WaSLw 10 with camouflage trial scheme "Wellenreiter" (wave scheme) 1961

F-104F, construction number 283-5051, model 483-04-08, US serial number 59-4998, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Lockheed Aircraft Cooperation (LAC), Burbank; first flight 1960 with US serial number "59-4998"
delivered with F-104D canopy version in Silver-finish colors
coded BB+364 airlifted to Kaufbeuren AB, Germany on April 29, 1960; instructional aircraft at TSLw 1 on April 29, 1960 without test flight
July 18, 1961 modified to F-104F standards and used for camouflage scheme trials, scheme "Wellenreiter" (wave scheme) was not accepted
WaSLw 10 (OTU Operational Training Unit) at Norvenich AB delivery date on May 14, 1962
crashed on August 17, 1965 after broken right landing gear strut during night landing with too high sink rate at Jever AB,
after the touch and go a controlled ejection was performed and the aircraft crashed into the sea at Wangerland
both pilots ejected safely but were injured; written off; taken from the Lw aircraft type roster on November 9, 1965.

copyright  Hans Koning