F-104G 25+52 JaboG 33 Landing at Volkel 1976

F-104G, construction number 683D-8347, model 683-10-19, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); first flight February 5, 1965 coded KG+447 in Fighterbomber version at Fokker-Schiphol
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date March 9, 1965 by BABwFokker
DB+253 JaboG 32 at Lechfeld AB delivery date on April 14, 1965; heavy damaged during landing on July 27, 1965 at Lechfeld AB,
aircraft left the runway breaking up the nose gear; repaired at Messerschmitt
DC+129 JaboG 33 at Buchel AB on April 14, 1966; AFCENT Tactical Weapons Meet at Chaumont AB, France 10 till 24 June 1966
25+52 IRAN at SABCA on July 1, 1968 with 530 flight hours, back to JaboG 33 on September 27, 1968; JaboG 31 on April 15, 1981
withdrawn from use and stored at LwSchleuse 11 on April 7, 1983 with 3.019 flight hours as attrition reserve aircraft
struck off charge order (AVA) December 13, 1983
to Turkish Air Force (TuAF serial number 65-8347) on April 9, 1984; coded "9-347" operational in 1989 at Balikesir with 9.AJU
taken out of service on June 11, 1991; preserved in army barracks at Incirali, near Izmir in April 1999; code "347" only in 2001 noted
preserved on pole in a military hospital at Izmir October 7, 2005 coded "65-8347" in F-16 style grey camouflage scheme
November 9, 2006 with Tiger marks on intake first noted; October 9, 2008 noted; September 2016 last noted.

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Zapped on tail: 'Quax... Albatross Airlines'