F-104F BB+376 WaSLw 10 Jever AB

F-104F, construction number 283-5063, model 483-04-08, US serial number 59-5010, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Lockheed Aircraft Cooperation (LAC), Burbank; assembly at Lockheed-Palmdale
first flight 1960 with US serial number "59-5010"; shipped in boxes to Bremerhaven, Germany on August 3, 1960
transported via train to Messerschmitt-Norvenich for reassambly; German airworthiness certificate on July 21, 1960
Messerschmitt test flight on September 6, 1960; acceptance date September 23, 1960 by BABwMTT in Silver-finish colors
BB+376 WaSLw 10 (OTU Operational Training Unit) at Norvenich AB delivery date September 27, 1960
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" estimated in 1965/66
29+12 withdrawn from use (grounded) April 16, 1971 according government orders; struck off charge order (AVA) June 29, 1971; stored LwVersBer 1 on April 21, 1971
29+12 seen at Mannheim (Bundesakademie für Wehrverwaltung und Wehrtechnick) (BAkWWT), Mannheim in the late 70s
current status unknown; very likely scrapped.

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