F-104G 21+37 JaboG 32 at Lechfeld AB 1977

F-104G, construction number 683D-7005, model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt
manufactured by ARGE-Süd (South Group); assembly by Messerschmitt-Manching starting September 29, 1961 with parts from Lockheed
first flight May 8, 1962 coded KE+305; assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 0
project "42" as Fighterbomber (for JaboG 31) with Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun installed and long range tanks as loose parts
acceptance date May 25, 1962 by BABwMTT
DA+107 JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB delivery date on May 30, 1962 in Silver-finish colors
DR+107 JG 71 on February 28, 1963; LPR 1 on August 10, 1963 for modification according project "Balance" and stored
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in 1963; Messerschmitt modification and upgrading in 1965
DB+101 JaboG 32 at Lechfeld AB delivery date on August 31, 1965
21+37 IRAN at SABCA on August 14, 1968 with 425 flight hours, back to JaboG 32 on March 7, 1969; JaboG 31 on August 14, 1969
JaboG 32 on October 26, 1970; WaSLw 10 on July 24, 1975, back to JaboG 32 on August 21, 1975
withdrawn from use and stored at LwSchleuse 11 on September 8, 1983; struck off charge order (AVA) October 2, 1984
to Turkish Air Force (TuAF serial number 62-7005) October 16, 1984 with 2.873 flight hours
coded "9-005" at 9.AJU at Balikesir AB in 1988-August 1989; seen coded "8-7005"
withdrawn from use on August 3, 1993 at Eskisehir AB (1.Air Supply and Maintenance Center)
displayed on pole at Mersin, in Sahil park, near the Mediterranean coast coded "8-7005"; 1999 first noted; May 2016 last noted.

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