F-104G 23+99 JaboG 31 at RAFG Gutersloh 1977

RF-104G, construction number 683D-8128, model 683-04-10, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); coded KG+228 first flight August 7, 1963 at Fokker-Schiphol
to Fokker-Weserflug in August 1963 for RF-104G modifications according project "Bacchus" (for AG 51)
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date December 19, 1963 by BABwFokker (RNAF-MTA)
EA+116 AG 51 at Ingolstadt-Manching AB delivery date on February 6, 1964
ErpSt 61 at Manching AB on June 26, 1966 and modified for SLAR (Side Looking Airborne Radar) tests at Messerschmitt
23+99 AG 51 on September 25, 1969; JaboG 32 at Lechfeld AB on September 18, 1970; AG 52 at Leck AB on January 27, 1971
modified to Fighterbomber F-104G in September 1971 by MBB; JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB on March 7, 1972
caught fire during last-chance check on November 22, 1974 after jettison of the tiptanks, repaired and back to JaboG 31
withdrawn from use and stored at LwSchleuse 11 on April 7, 1983 with 2.774 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) March 22, 1984
to Turkish Air Force (TuAF serial number 63-8128) as "Verteidigungshilfe" (Defense aid) on May 9, 1984
coded "9-128" with 9.AJU at Balikesir AB, 1988; withdrawn from use on July 22, 1991 at Diyarbakir AB
preserved Diyarbakir AB April 1994 coded "8-128" noted, 2000 gone; no further information; scrapped.

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