F-104G 22+73 Marinefliegergeschwader 1 (MFG 1) at Luqa AP, Malta in July 1976

F-104G, construction number 683D-7154, company model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly start at Messerschmitt-Manching February 18, 1964; first flight April 29, 1964 coded KE+454
assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 5; acceptance date June 19, 1964 by BABwMTT
project "Yoga" as Fighterbomber (for MFG 1) with "AS.30" anti-ship missile delivery system, Sidewinder missile launch rails and long range tanks
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
VA+130 MFG 1 at Schleswig-Jagel AB delivery date on July 8, 1964
heavily damaged on February 28, 1966 at Jagel AB, during the landing the right main gear broke and the pilot selected to take off again,
on the second landing the aircraft veered off the runway into the grass and the nose gear broke off, the pilot was unhurt
to Messerschmitt-Augsburg on May 13, 1966 for major repair; to Messerschmitt-Manching on December 30, 1966 for reassambly
22+73 back to MFG 1 on July 31, 1967; Navy camouflage scheme “Norm 76” according tech order "TA-196-3" in August 1970
withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on April 7, 1981 with 1.919 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) June 4, 1981
MAP (Military Assistance Program) to Turkish air Force (TuAF serial number 64-7154) on July 21, 1981; to Sahin Kita (OCU) at Murted AB
coded "6-154" to 161 Filo at Bandirma in 1982; coded "9-154" with 9.AJU at Balikesir AB in 1990; withdrawn from use and stored September 16, 1991 at Eskisehir
CFE cut up August 16, 1995; at Izmir scrapyard 1996 last noted, scrapped.

copyright © Günter Grondstein