F-104F BB+375 WaSLw 10 at Norvenich Air Base in 1960

F-104F, construction number 283-5062, company model 483-04-08, US serial number 59-5009, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Lockheed Aircraft Cooperation (LAC), Burbank; assembly at Lockheed-Palmdale
first flight 1960 with US serial number "59-5009"; shipped in boxes to Bremerhaven, Germany on August 3, 1960
transported by train to Messerschmitt-Norvenich for reassembly; Messerschmitt test flight on September 7, 1960
acceptance date September 23, 1960 by BABwMTT in Silver-finish colors
coded BB+375 WaSLw 10 (OTU Operational Training Unit) at Norvenich Air Base delivery date on September 27, 1960
crashed after engine failure during a supersonic training flight due to malfunction of the fuel control unit on March 29, 1961 near Korbach, Germany
both pilots ejected safely; Lockheed C-2 seat; struck off charge order (AVA) March 8, 1962.

1st German Luftwaffe Starfighter loss!

copyright  Jakob Bauer

BB+375 F-104F Hptm Hans-Ulrich Flade and Olt Wolfgang Strenkert ejected safely March 29, 1961