TF-104G 28+25 MFG 2 during squadron exchange with 161 Filo of 6.AJU at Bandirma AB, South Turkey in July 1986

TF-104G, construction number 583F-5955, company model 583-10-20, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by Lockheed, Messerschmitt (ARGE-Süd) and VFW; assembled by Messerschmitt-Manching starting June 1, 1967
code KE+113 assigned on March 30, 1967, aircraft coded KE+113 on June 2, 1967; recoded KE+213 on July 16, 1967 due to code conflict; first flight August 7, 1967 coded KE+213 at Messerschmitt
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date by BABwMTT September 15, 1967
TB+261 MFG 2 at Eggebek AB delivery date on September 25, 1967
28+25 Navy camouflage scheme "Norm 76" according tech order "TA-196-3" in 1971; during Recce Meet 'Royal Flush XVIII' held at Bremgarten AB June 3, 1975
stored with LVR 1 at Erding AB on September 8, 1986
withdrawn from use and stored in airworthy condition as attrition reserve aircraft at LwSchleuse 11 on February 4, 1987 with 2.279 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) February 21, 1989
October 2, 1990 to HAF with C-130 Hercules transporter; coded TF-5955 operational in 1992; flown to Larissa on May 18, 1993; withdrawn from use June 20, 1993
preserved at Larissa AB in May 1993; disposal approval for Kilkis on September 13, 1993
preserved at Kilkis, on the Hill of Ai Giorgi, in bare metal scheme coded "TF-5955" in May 1995; 5955 from Kilkis was damaged by vandalism
Hellenic Air Force took it back to Tatoi AB, Athens in February 2009; in July 2014 to Athens Aeroclub, Tatoi AB and stored without wings; November 2017 last noted.

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