F-104G 20+56 JaboG 33 landing at Buchel AB in 1984

F-104G, construction number 683-2065, model 683-10-19, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Group USA (ARGE-USA); Lockheed assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 6
flight test release January 29, 1962; test flights with register number coded "165" only; coded KF+140 accepted by BABwLockheed on May 22, 1962
airlifted to Messerschmitt-Manching on May 29, 1962 in a Canadair CL-44D airfreighter of "Flying Tiger Line"; test flight by Messerschmitt on July 10, 1962
DA+116 JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB delivery date on September 5, 1962 in Silver-finish colors
"Project 19" upgrade in order to get all Norvenich aircraft to the same modification level starting in January 1963; instructional airframe (GIA) at OGMA at Alverca, Portugal on July 19, 1965
20+56 to Messerschmitt for modifications and upgrading on February 26, 1968; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in September 1968
JaboG 31 on December 9, 1968, heavy damaged during landing at Decimomannu AB due to loss of nose wheel steering
in high crosswinds on May 12, 1970; July 2, 1970 to MBB for repair and back to JaboG 31 on July 4, 1972
EL-70/EL-73 Electronic Counter Measure (ECM) system was installed in the weapon system in the late 70s with tech order "TA-FL1191"
April 9, 1980 to VFW for IRAN; January 19, 1981 to JaboG 33; February 26, 1985 to JaboG 34
withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on September 26, 1985 with 2.887 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) November 26, 1985
to TuAF (TuAF serial number 62-2065) on December 16, 1985; coded "9-065 at Balikesir in August 1990; transferred to 8.AJU afterwards
withdrawn from use with 8.AJU at Diyarbakir AB coded "8-065" on January 31, 1994
flown to Çorlu Reserve Base (Tekirdag International Airport) on February 1, 1994; preserved as display on Base November 2017 last noted.

OGMA: Oficinas Gerais de Meterial Aeronautico (Portuguese maintenance center)

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