TF-104G 27+24 "F-104 Kommando" of LVR 1 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 1) landing at Norvenich AB in June 1984

TF-104G, construction number 583D-5725, model 583-10-20, US serial number 61-3054, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Group USA (ARGE-USA); Lockheed test flights at Palmdale coded with US serial number "61-3054" in 1963
acceptance date by BABwLockheed March 27, 1963
MAP to Germany on April 8, 1963 coded KE+225; airlifted to Manching with a Canadair CL-44D airfreighter of the "Flying Tiger Line"
DA+054 code for Messerschmitt assembly and test flight on August 12, 1963; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
TA+160 MFG 1 delivery date on October 23, 1963 at Schleswig-Jagel AB
27+24 Navy camouflage scheme "Norm 76" according tech order "TA-196-3" in 1970; JaboG 31 on June 23, 1972
standard camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" again in 1973; JaboG 34 on February 5, 1981
TechnGrp 11 "F-104 Kommando" on April 19, 1984
withdrawn from use and stored at LwSchleuse 11 on February 27, 1986; struck off charge order (AVA) June 4, 1986
to Turkish Air Force (TuAF serial number 63-5725) on July 15, 1986 with 2.380 flight hours
coded "9-725" with 9.AJU at Balikesir AB in 1988; withdrawn from use November 20, 1991
preserved at Istanbul, Yesilkoy in Air Force Aviation Museum 2003 coded "9-725"; September 2013 last noted
October 2014 noted removed and stored; August 2015 stored noted.

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