TF-104G 27+35 JaboG 31 landing at RAF Wittering during a rotation with Nr 1 Sqn RAF in May 1975

TF-104G, construction number 583D-5737, model 583-10-20, US serial number 61-3066, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Group USA (ARGE-USA); test flight release May 14, 1963; first flight 1963 coded with US serial number "61-3066"
MAP to Germany coded KE+237, acceptance date May 29, 1963 by BABwLockheed
airlifted to Messerschmitt-Manching, Germany on June 18, 1963; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
coded DA+066 for Messerschmitt test flight on August 14, 1964; acceptance date November 19, 1964 by BABwMTT
EB+372 on November 11, 1964, recoded EB+371 AG 52 at Leck AB delivery date on February 23, 1965
27+35 JG 71 "R" on November 15, 1971; JaboG 31 "B" on January 7, 1974
withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on February 2, 1983; struck off charge order (AVA) January 7, 1983
with 2.269 flight hours to Turkey (TuAF serial number 63-5737) on April 13, 1983
crashed coded "6-737" of 6.AJU on January 10, 1985; wreck noted 1987; likely scrapped.

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