F-104G 22+79 Marinefliegergeschwader 1 (MFG 1) landing at Schleswig-Jagel AB during Open House (Tag der offenen Tür) July 23, 1976

F-104G, construction number 683D-7161, model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly start at Messerschmitt-Manching March 18, 1964
assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 6; first flight June 2, 1964 coded KE+461; acceptance date by BABwMTT August 28, 1964
modification level "Yoga" as Fighterbomber (for MFG 1) with AS.30 and "Kormoran" anti-ship missile delivery system,
Sidewinder missile launch rails and long range tanks; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
VA+137 MFG 1 at Schleswig-Jagel AB delivery date on September 3, 1964
22+79 Navy camouflage scheme "Norm 76" according tech order "TA-196-3" in 1970
MFG 1 "Bulls Eye" competition at Sola AB, Norway 24 August  till 4 September 1975
withdrawn from use at LwVersRgt 1 on June 24, 1980 with 2.041 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) January 3, 1980
to Turkish Air Force (TuAF serial number 64-7161) September 23, 1980 as instructional airframe (GIA) "E-161"at Izmir-Gaziemir; 1990 last noted
preserved at Bursa, mounted beside the military sports arena on the highest point of the city at Isiklar Askeri Lisesi (Isiklar Military High School) at Bursa
with wrong serial 65-7161; first noted in June 2011; April 2015 last noted.

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