F-104G 21+03 JaboG 32 landing at Aviano AB in June 1979

RF-104G, construction number 683D-6624, company model 683-04-10, built by FIAT (Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino)
manufactured by Italian Group (ARGE-Italien); RF-104G production in "Recce" photoreconnaissance version first flight August 5, 1964 coded KC+135 at FIAT, Turin-Caselle
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date September 21, 1964; LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) at Manching AB on October 23, 1964 for modifications
EB+104 AG 52 at Leck AB delivery date on July 12, 1965
21+03 IRAN at SABCA on July 1, 1968 with 489 flight hours, back to AG 52 on October 19, 1968
modified to Fighterbomber version on April 21, 1971 at MBB; JaboG 32 at Lechfeld AB on September 27, 1971
withdrawn from use and stored in airworthy condition as attrition reserve aircraft at LwSchleuse 11 on August 5, 1982 with 2.928 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) March 4, 1983
MAP (Military Assistance Program) to Turkish Air Force (with TuAF serial number 64-6624) on April 13, 1983
coded "6-624" with 162 Filo of 6.AJU at Bandirma AB in 1988; crashed April 7, 1989 on or near homebase Bandirma, pilot was ok; written off.

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