F-104G 24+53 WaSLw 10 Jever AB clean 1976

RF-104G, construction number 683D-8200, company model 683-04-10, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); coded KG+300 first flight January 3, 1964 at Fokker-Schiphol
to Avio Diepen on January 3, 1964 for RF-104G photoreconnaissance version modifications according project "Recce"
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date April 15, 1964 by BABwFokker (RNAF-MTA)
BB+248 WaSLw 10 (OTU Operational Training Unit) at Jever AB delivery date on April 27, 1964; JaboG 36 at Hopsten AB on June 12, 1967
24+53 on March 21, 1969 modified to Fighterbomber version F-104G at Messerschmitt; WaSLw 10 on July 28, 1969; JaboG 32 at Lechfeld AB on November 11, 1982
withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on March 15, 1983, with 2.576 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) July 19, 1983
MAP (Military Assistance Program) to Turkish Air Force on August 4, 1983 (TuAF serial number 64-8200) coded "6-200" with 162 Filo of 6.AJU; coded "8-200" with 181 Filoin May 1990
crashed on June 14, 1993 at Akinci Range during shooting competition near Akinci (former Murted AB) after engine failure, after a malfunction of a valve inside the main fuel pump
pilot ejected safely; written off.

Project "Recce": included 66 RF-104G from ARGE-Nord, which were converted to RF-104G before delivery
They were mainly intended for the second squadron of WaSLw 10, AG 51, AG 52 and project Columbus

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