F-104G 21+99 JaboG 33 over the Eifel mountains region

F-104G, construction number 683D-7068, model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly by Messerschmitt-Manching starting November 26, 1962
assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 3; first flight May 22, 1963; acceptance date June 28, 1963 coded KE+368 by BABwMTT
project "Loreley" as Fighterbomber (for JaboG 33) with Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun installed and long range tanks as loose parts
DC+123 JaboG 33 at Buchel AB delivery date on June 29, 1963 in Silver-finish colors; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in 1966
21+99 IRAN at SABCA on August 11, 1969 with 985 flight hours, back to JaboG 33 on October 2, 1969; JaboG 34 on February 22, 1985
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withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on February 6, 1986 with 3.565 flight hours; struck of charge order (AVA) February 3, 1986
transferred to Turkish Air Force (TuAF serial number 63-7068) on April 10, 1986
coded as "4-068" with 4.AJU Murted AB in 1987/88; 193 Filo of 9.AJU at Balikesir AB as "9-068" in August 1989/90
withdrawn from use and stored Eskisehir AB first noted August 1993 and likely scrapped in the 90s.

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