TF-104G 28+34 WaSLw 10 during a low approach at RAF Gutersloh in August 1974; of notice is the rare configuration for a TF-104G

TF-104G, construction number 583F-5964, model 583-10-20, built by Messerschmitt
manufactured by Lockheed (ARGE-USA) and Messerschmitt (ARGE-Süd) and VFW
assembled by Messerschmitt-Manching starting August 23, 1967; code KE+222 assigned for Messerschmitt test flights on June 16, 1967
(planned code KE+122 was not used), aircraft coded KE+222 on August 24, 1967, first flight November 6, 1967 with Messerschmitt
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date by BABwMTT January 19, 1968
planned code BB+129 was not used due to code system change
28+34 WaSLw 10 at Jever AB delivery date on February 1, 1968; withdrawn from use at LVR 1 on July 11, 1980
struck off charge order (AVA) October 7, 1980
to Turkish Air Force (TuAF serial number 67-5964) October 14, 1980 with 1.966 flight hours
aircraft coded "4-964" was lost February 18, 1982 operated by Sahin Kita squadron (training squadron), location mentioned was near or at Akinci AB,
both pilots were killed; written off.

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