TF-104G 28+16 WaSLw 10 (OTU 10) Jever AB

TF-104G, construction number 583F-5946, model 583-10-20, assembled by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by Lockheed, Messerschmitt (ARGE-Süd) and VFW
assembled by Messerschmitt-Manching starting March 22, 1967; first flight June 16, 1967 coded KE+104
recoded KE+204 July 10, 1967 due to code conflict
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date on July 24, 1967 by BABwMTT
DF+364 JaboG 36 at Hopsten AB delivery date on July 28, 1967
28+16 JaboG 32 on January 20, 1975; WaSLw 10 on February 27, 1975; JaboG 31 on January 24, 1980
withdrawn from use and stored LwSchleuse 11 on March 18, 1981; struck off charge order (AVA) July 13, 1983
with 1.749 flight hours by road transport to Cameri AB, Italy on August 10, 1984
IRAN 1.3.1988-23.5.1991; delivery date with AMI serial number MM54558 20°Gruppo of 4°Stormo at Grosseto AB coded "4-46" 23.5.1991
4-46 26.6.1991-12.4.1995; IRAN + TF-104G-M conversion 30.5.1995-24.9.1998
delivery date with "M" modification (grey camouflage scheme) September 24, 1998; 4-46 4.10.1998- 22.8.2000
crashed coded 4-46 controlled into the sea at Grosseto AB on August 22, 2000 after Landing Gear problems,
main Landing Gear bay doors closed before leg retraction after a heavy touch and go; pilots Capt Marco Amort (instructor) and Lt Antonio Di Matteo (student) both ejected safely
2.828 flight hours; written off; relict in Grosseto until 12.12.2003; dump Grazzanise 23.2.2004-25.5.2007 last noted; scrapped.

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