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" at 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withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on March 21, 1985 with 3.022 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) December 18, 1984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
withdrawn from use July 30, 1993
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
August 2017 last noted.

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