TF-104G "TF-5908", ex 27+79 displayed Hellenic Air Force Museum, Tatoi AB 2005

TF-104G, construction number 583F-5908, company model 583-10-20, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Lockheed and Messerschmitt (ARGE-Süd); assembly according contract lot 2; fuselage assembled at Messerschmitt-Augsburg, wings manufactured at Messerschmitt-Manching
ARGE-Süd parts (fuselage, wings and tail) airlifted to USA on April 5, 1965; Lockheed assembled coded KF+208
airlifted to Fokker (Avio Diepen) at Ypenburg AB, Netherlands on September 20, 1965 for reassembly; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date October 29, 1965
TB+261 MFG 2 at Eggebek AB delivery date on November 4, 1965; MFG 1 on May 23, 1966
TA+164 coded on August 24, 1967
27+79 Navy camouflage scheme "Norm 76" according tech order "TA-196-3" in October 1971 at Messerschmitt
participated in the Royal Flush exercise at Florennes from 13 to 21 June 1973; MFG 2 assigned on November 17, 1981
IRAN at MBB on November 17, 1981; to MFG 2 on April 28, 1982; LVR 1 September 1986-February 1987
withdrawn from use and stored LwSchleuse 11 at Manching AB on April 2, 1987 with 2.360 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) February 13, 1989
airlifted to Greece (Elliniki Vassiliki Aeroporia) on March 29, 1989 with a HAF C-130 transporter
MAP (Military Assistance Program) operated coded as "TF-5908" at 116th Pteriga Araxos Air Base in 1989; withdrawn from use in April 1993
in May 1993 to KEA Hellinikon for restoration; preserved at Hellenic AF Museum near the Technical School at Tatoi, Athens in April 1995
preserved at a museum near the Technical School at Tatoi-Dekelia, Athens 2000; noted November 2004
at Hellenic AF Museum, Tatoi AB, Athens outside on apron behind museum hangar September 17, 2005 noted; October 19, 2008 noted; coded "TF-5908" November 2018 noted; November 2023 last noted.

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