photo of F-104G 27+04: picture wanted coded 27+04

F-104G 27+04 (no photo)

TF-104G, construction number 583D-5705, company model 583-10-20, US serial number 61-3034, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Group USA (ARGE-USA); assembly at Lockheed-Palmdale coded "61-3034"; MAP to Germany delivery date in 1962
coded KE+205 airlifted to Messerschmitt-Manching January 4, 1963 in Silver-finish colors with a Canadair CL-44D airfreighter of "Flying Tiger Line"
DA+034 code for Messerschmitt functional test flights on February 14, 1963; acceptance date March 8, 1963 by BABwMTT
BB+104 WaSLw 10 (OTU 10) at Norvenich AB delivery date on March 12, 1963
February 9, 1964 the "II. Ausbildungsgruppe WaSLw.10" relocated from Norvenich to Jever AB
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in June 1965
27+04 crashed at Jever AB May 28, 1968 after loosing engine control due to a broken throttle linkage (rupture of throttle lever cord),
both pilots ejected safely; struck off charge order (AVA) September 27, 1968; scrapped in 1980.

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