ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55897
Last updated: 28 November 2021
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Time:c. 15:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic F104 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed F-104F Starfighter
Owner/operator:WaSLw10 Luftwaffe
Registration: BB+370
MSN: 5057
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Balkhausen/Kerpen -   Germany
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Nörvenich AB
Destination airport:
T/o ar 15:00 hrs. Capt John G. Speer (USAF, 29).
Shreds of a parachute beside the body of one pilot indicated that at least one of the four pilots tryed to eject prior to impact.

Hamburger Abendblatt 20.6./21.6.1962

Related books:

Revision history:

07-Jul-2010 11:55 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
02-Jun-2011 15:10 TB Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
02-Jun-2011 15:47 TB Updated [Narrative]
04-Jun-2011 02:41 TB Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
09-Oct-2013 17:40 TB Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Oct-2013 18:11 TB Updated [Location]
01-Jan-2020 07:41 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Narrative, Operator]
01-Jan-2020 07:41 stehlik49 Updated [Departure airport, Operator]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description