TF-104G 27+17 WaSLw 10 Jever AB on short final 1977

TF-104G, construction number 583D-5718, model 583-10-20, US serial number 61-3047, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Group USA (ARGE-USA); assembly at Lockheed-Palmdale; Lockheed test flights coded with US serial number 61-3047 at Palmdale, CA
KE+218 MAP to Germany acceptance date February 1, 1963 by BABwLockheed in Silver finish colors
airlifted to Germany March 6, 1963 to Messerschmitt-Manching with a Canadair CL-44D airfreighter of the "Flying Tiger Line"
coded DA+047 for functional test flights at Messerschmitt
BB+117 WaSLw 10 (Weapons School 10) at Norvenich AB delivery date on July 24, 1963
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in July 1965
27+17 JaboG 33 at Buchel AB on September 11, 1979; WaSLw 10 on June 24, 1980; JaboG 34 at Memmingen AB on November 5, 1982
stored LwSchleuse 11 on December 13, 1983; TechnGrp 11 on May 10, 1984
withdrawn from use and stored at LwSchleuse 11 on July 13, 1984; struck off charge order (AVA) October 2, 1984
to Turkish Air Force (Türk Hava Kuvvetleri) with TuAF serial number 63-5718 with 2.992 flight hours on December 5, 1984
noted with 4.AJU 1985-April 1987, written off April 10, 1987 coded as "4-718" of 141 Filo; it crashed near or at homebase Murted, pilot was killed.

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