F-104G 25+24 JaboG 32 leading the formation

F-104G, construction number 683D-8299, model 683-10-19, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); first flight September 23, 1964 coded KG+399 at Fokker-Schiphol
acceptance date October 12, 1964 by BABwFokker in Fighterbomber version; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
DB+119 JaboG 32 at Lechfeld AB delivery date on December 22, 1964
heavy damaged August 8, 1967 after a main wheel tire was blown during Take-off at 155 kts at Lechfeld AB
25+24 repaired by Messerschmitt and back September 11, 1969 to JaboG 32; TechnGrp 11 on April 12, 1984 "F-104 Kommando" Erding AB
withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on March 21, 1985 with 3.022 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) December 18, 1984
to Turkish Air Force (TuAF serial number 64-8299) July 4, 1985 coded "4-299"; coded "9-299" operational 1989 with 192 Filo last noted
preserved Istanbul, Yesilyurt at Turkish Air Force Academy sports ground (Hava Harp Okulu) in 1994
noted with fake code "8288/8-288" in 2004; Mai 2007 last noted
"8-288" display on pole at Izmir-Cigli on the golf course, in white colors, north of the gate at Izmir, November 2008 first noted
March 2016 last noted.

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