TF-104G 27+15 WaSLw 10 (Weapons School 10) landing at Jever AB 1977

TF-104G, construction number 583D-5716, model 583-10-20, US serial number 61-3045, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Group USA (ARGE-USA); Lockheed test flights coded with US serial number 61-3045 at Palmdale, CA
KE+216 MAP to Germany acceptance date February 1, 1963 by BABwLockheed in Silver-finish colors
airlifted February 25, 1963 to Messerschmitt-Manching with a Canadair CL-44D airfreighter of the "Flying Tiger Line"
DA+045 code for Messerschmitt functional test flight April 5, 1963; acceptance date April 24, 1963 by BABwMTT
BB+115 WaSLw 10 (Weapons School 10) at Norvenich AB delivery date on April 30,1963
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in March 1965
27+15 landing accident (nose gear bent inwards) February 8, 1971, repaired at Jever
JaboG 34 at Memmingen AB on April 22, 1083; JaboG 33 at Buchel AB on November 15, 1983
withdrawn from use and stored at LwSchleuse 11 on July 26, 1985; struck off charge order (AVA) November 26, 1985
to Turkish Air Force (Türk Hava Kuvvetleri) with TuAF serial number 63-5716 on March 18, 1986 with 3.158 flight hours
coded "6-716" with 6.AJU at Bandirma AB; crashed coded "9-716" with 9.AJU on November 26, 1987 due to unknown reason,
the pilots were killed; written off.

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