TF-104G 27+22 JaboG 34 landing at Eindhoven AB 1982

TF-104G, construction number 5723, model 583-10-20, US serial number 61-3052, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Group USA (ARGE-USA); assembly at Lockheed-Palmdale
Lockheed test flights at Palmdale coded with US serial number "61-3052"
acceptance date April 11, 1963 by BABwLockheed; MAP to Germany coded KE+223
airlifted to Manching with a Canadair CL-44D airfreighter of the "Flying Tiger Line" on April 25, 1963
DA+052 for Messerschmitt assembly and test flight on July 13, 1963; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
DA+363 LVR 3 for upgrading and modifications; JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB delivery date on January 16, 1964; JaboG 33 on August 28, 1964
DD+376 JaboG 34 on December 2, 1965; JaboG 32 on May 19, 1967; JaboG 34 on July 14, 1967
27+22 TechnGrp 11 of LVR 1 "F-104 Kommando" at Erding AB on January 15, 1986
withdrawn from use and stored at LwSchleuse 11 on April 9, 1986; struck off charge order (AVA) November 26, 1985
with 3.350 flight hours to Turkish Air Force (TuAF serial number 63-5723) on July 15, 1986 coded "6-723"
coded "9-723" with 191 Filo of 9.AJU 1989-July 1992; withdrawn from use at the 8th Air Wing (Ana Jet Üs or AJU) on August 11, 1993
last noted in 1994 stored at Diyarbakir AB coded "8-723"; no further information; likely strapped.

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