F-104G 21+90 JaboG 33 overflight at Rhein-Main Air Base on May 11, 1980

F-104G, construction number 683D-7059, company model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly start by Messerschmitt-Manching October 16, 1962
assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 2; first flight April 4, 1963 coded KE+359
project "Loreley" as Fighterbomber (for JaboG 33) with Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun installed and long range tanks as loose parts; acceptance date by BABwMTT May 30, 1963
DC+243 JaboG 33 at Buchel AB delivery date on May 31, 1963 in Silver-finish colors; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in December 1965
21+90 IRAN at SABCA January 6, 1969 with 954 flight hours, to JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB on August 1, 1969
JaboG 33 on August 11, 1970; JaboG 32 at Lechfeld AB on March 10, 1981; TechnGrp 11 at Erding AB on January 19, 1983
JaboG 32 at Lechfeld AB on May 31, 1983; TechnGrp 11 at Erding AB on April 11, 1984
withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on September 6, 1984 with 3.518 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) October 2, 1984
MAP (Military Assistance Program) to Turkish Air Force (TuAF serial number 63-7059) on November 6, 1984
coded as "9-059" in May 1988 with 9.AJU at Balikesir AB; July 1992 with 193 Filo last noted; withdrawn from use on April 28, 1993; scrapped.

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