F-104F "21+21", ex 29+17 instructional airframe (GIA) at ErpSt 61 in 1985

F-104F, construction number 5070, US serial number 59-5017, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Lockheed Aircraft Cooperation (LAC)
first flight 1960 with US serial number "59-5017"; BB+383 shipped to Bremerhaven, Germany
by train to MTT-Norvenich arriving on October 13, 1960, Messerschmitt test flight on November 8, 1960
WaSLw 10 (OTU Operational Training Unit) delivery date on December 1, 1960 at Norvenich AB
29+17 had an accident in 1970, repaired by MBB but repair was not completed
withdrawn from use in 1971 according government orders dated April 16, 1971
struck off charge order (AVA) June 29, 1971, put in storage at Jever AB in 1971
transferred to ErpSt 61 at Manching on June 14, 1971 without the engine
instructional airframe (GIA) at ErpSt 61 coded "21+21" in silver finish (noted 1985)
ABDR airframe at Norvenich AB in October 1988 where the fake "21+21"
was removed and replaced by a far too small "29+17" again; dump Norvenich AB 1999
for sale via VEBEG in March 2004, sold to Piet Smedts in May 2004
storage area of Piet Smedts at Kessel, district Limburg in June 2004 noted
painted as Canadian Air Force "104" preserved on a pole at the Canadian Military Members Memorial in Innisfail, Alberta, Canada
2007 first noted; April 2018 last noted.

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