TF-104G 27+85 WaSLw 10 short prior touchdown on a "SFO" (Simulated Forced Landing) at Jever in June 1977

TF-104G, construction number 583F-5914, model 583-10-20, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Lockheed (ARGE-USA) and Messerschmitt (ARGE-Süd); parts (fuselage and wings) assembly according contract lot 3
airlifted to USA May 31, 1965 with a Canadair CL-44D airfreighter of "Flying Tiger Line"
at Lockheed-Burbank assembled and test flights coded KF+214 at Palmdale in 1965
airlifted to Avio Diepen at Ypenburg, Netherlands on November 11, 1965 for reassembly; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
acceptance date December 29, 1965 by BABwFokker
EA+374 AG 51 at ingolstadt-Manching AB delivery date on February 7, 1966; 1969 deployment to Bremgarten AB (EDSG)
27+85 JG 74 on December 2, 1970; JaboG 34 on December 28, 1970; JG 71 on August 2, 1971
WaSLw 10 on January 17, 1974; JaboG 33 on January 20, 1981
withdrawn from use with 2.665 flight hours at LVR 1 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 1) on May 16, 1983; struck off charge order (AVA) July 19, 1983
coded "6-914" on November 22, 1983 to Turkish Air Force (TuAF serial number 65-5914); 1988-1989 coded "4-914" with 4.AJU at Murted
coded as "9-914" in 1990 last noted; CFE cut at Eskisehir AB June 1995 and scrapped.

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