F-104G 22+18 Marinefliegergeschwader 1 (MFG 1) with a Rocket pod and a bomb dispenser

F-104G, construction number 683D-7089, company model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly by Messerschmitt-Manching starting April 30, 1963
assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 3; first flight July 25, 1963 coded KE+389
acceptance date by BABwMTT August 29, 1963; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
construction level "Zeus" as Fighterbomber (for MFG 1) with long range tanks installed, "AS.30" anti-ship missile wiring system
and Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun as loose part; LwVersRgt 3 on September 3, 1963 for modifications
VA+109 MFG 1 at Schleswig-Jagel AB delivery date on June 3, 1964; heavily damaged July 13, 1964 during landing at Jagel AB
after a broken left main landing gear; repaired by Messerschmitt until 1966; damaged again at Manching AB during a heavy storm in 1967
22+18 back to MFG 1 on June 22, 1967; Navy camouflage scheme "Norm 76" according tech order "TA-196-3" in 1970
withdrawn from use and stored at LwSchleuse 11 on August 3, 1981 with 2.213 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) October 26, 1081
MAP (Military Assistance Program) to Turkish Air Force (Türk Hava Kuvvetleri) October 20, 1981 (with TuAF serial number 63-7089)
coded as "6-089" with 6.AJU noted in September1987; withdrawn from use on November 23, 1990; stored at Eskisehir AB in 1995 and scrapped according CFE in July 1995.

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