F-104G 22+56 JaboG 33 passing the river Mosel 1984

F-104G, construction number 683D-7137, company model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly start at Messerschmitt-Manching November 26, 1963 according contract lot 5
first flight February 26, 1964 coded KE+437; project "Diana" in Fighterbomber version (for JaboG 34) with installed Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date by BABwMTT April 30, 1964
DD+238 JaboG 34 at Memmingen AB delivery date on May 6, 1964
DA+117 JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB on August 5, 1965
22+56 EL-70/EL-73 Electronic Counter Measure (ECM) system was installed in the weapon system in the late 70s with tech order "TA-FL1191"
IRAN at VFW July 11, 1980; JaboG 33 at Buchel AB on April 14, 1981; "F-104 Kommando" TechnGrp 11 at Erding AB on November 28, 1984
withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on August 8, 1985 with 3.663 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) October 18, 1985
MAP (Military Assistance Program) airlifted to Turkish Air Force Force (Türk Hava Kuvvetleri) with TuAF serial number 64-7137 on March 20, 1986 for spare part use only; no code assigned and scrapped later.

copyright © W.Zetsche collection