Every third Starfighter crashed, 116 pilots died. The airplane of Lockheed became sadly popular by its surname “widow-maker” (German: Witwenmacher). The story began in the late 50s and ran until the 80s. It’s a story of bribery and political failure.

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2015

Documentary:
ZDFinfo; 45 Min.

Writer:
Ioanna Engel

Photographer:
Micha Bojanowski
Tiemo Fenner
Ralf Gemmecke

Editor:
Julia Fink

Producer:
Miriam Weinandi