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 with 7:05 flight hours
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withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on September 6, 1984 with 3.518 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) October 2, 1984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; initially to 4.AJU
coded "9-059" in May 1988 with 192 Filo of 9.AJU at Balikesir AB; March 1992 with 193 Filo noted; January 21, 1993 to 191 Filo
withdrawn from use and stored on April 28, 1993; CFE cut-up July 18, 1995; scrapped.

Project "Loreley": to equip 42 Fighterbomber for the second wing designated to be converted being JaboG 33 (FBW 33) at Büchel AB.

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