F-104G 21+63 JaboG 31 at Greenham Common, UK June 1977 with a "Shark" colored traval pod on the center station

F-104G, construction number 683D-7032, company model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly by Messerschmitt-Manching starting June 4, 1962 with parts from Lockheed
assembly in Fighterbomber version according lot 1; first flight November 20, 1962 coded KE+332
project "Replace" with modification as Fighterbomber (for JaboG 31) with Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun installed and long range tanks as loose parts; acceptance date March 25, 1963 by BABwMTT
DA+236 JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB delivery date on March 26, 1963 in Silver-finish colors
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in September 1965 at Messerschmitt, back to JaboG 31 "B" on June 2, 1965
ground accident on November 2, 1966 at Norvenich AB by hitting the not illuminated F-104G DA+235 (construction number 2056)
IRAN at SABCA on December 27, 1966 with 509 flight hours, back to JaboG 31 on June 26, 1967
21+63 EL-70/EL-73 Electronic Counter Measure (ECM) system was installed in the weapon system in the late 70s with tech order "TA-FL1191"
JaboG 33 at Buchel AB on March 5, 1981; LVR 1 "F-104 Kommando" at Erding AB on March 19, 1985
withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on January 13, 1986 with 3.704 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) February 3, 1986
MAP (Military Assistance Program) to Turkish Air Force (TuAF serial number 62-7032) on February 26, 1986; coded "6-032" with 6.AJU at Bandirma AB in 1988
with 162 Filo at Cameri AB in May 1988 for a squadron exchange with 21°Gruppo
withdrawn from use on March 16, 1990 at Eskisehir AB (1.Air Supply and Maintenance Center); CFE cut up Izmir scrap yard 1996 last noted; likely scrapped.

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21+63 after a bird strike at Murted AB, Turkey
September 12, 1973