F-104G 21+68 Jagdbombergeschwader 33 (JaboG 33) Buchel AB 1984

F-104G, construction number 683D-7037, model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly by Messerschmitt-Manching with parts from Lockheed starting July 3, 1962
first flight November 5, 1962; acceptance date by BABwMTT on May 28, 1963 coded KE+337
project "Replace" with modification as Fighterbomber (for JaboG 31) with Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun installed and long range tanks as loose parts
DA+246 JaboG 33 at Buchel AB delivery date on May 28, 1963 in Silver-finish colors; JaboG 31 Norvenich July 9, 1963
SABCA on June 21, 1966 with 385 flight hours for IRAN and camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
DF+243 JaboG 36 on May 2, 1967; heavy damaged at Hopsten AB on September 11, 1967,
after a blow left tire on take-off roll the pilot jettisoned the 4 external tanks and managed to get airborne,
after 45 minutes of fuel burning he landed the F-104 on a foamed runway without catching on fire
21+68 JaboG 33 on November 4, 1968; SABCA for IRAN on February 4, 1969 with 775 flight hours, back to JaboG 36 on August 12, 1969
heavy damaged on November 17, 1970 at Hopsten AB after broken left main gear cylinder during run up on runway
to MBB for repair on January 12, 1971, back to JaboG 36 on July 7, 1972; December 19, 1974 to JaboG 33
April 5, 1976 to JaboG 32; November 24, 1980 to JaboG 33; January 25, 1985 to JaboG 34
EL-70/EL-73 Electronic Counter Measure (ECM) system was installed in the weapon system in the late 70s with tech order "TA-FL1191"
withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on October 17, 1985; struck off charge order (AVA) November 26, 1985
with 3.301 flight hours to Turkish Air Force (TuAF serial number 63-7037); coded as "4-037" on December 16, 1985 to 4.AJU
with 9.AJU 192 Filo at Balikesir AB in May 1988; Tiger Meet 91 at IAT Fairford with Tiger marks in June 1991
seen at Akhisar AB in July and August 1992; withdrawn from use on January 31, 1994 as "8-037" at Diyarbakir AB, 1994
stored at Dyarbakir on April 6, 1994 last noted; likely scrapped.

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