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

TF-104G, construction number 583D-5716, company 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
February 9, 1964 the "II. Ausbildungsgruppe WaSLw 10" relocated from Norvenich to Jever AB
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withdrawn from use and stored at LwSchleuse 11 on July 26, 1985; struck off charge order (AVA) November 26, 1985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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