TF-104G BB+105 WaSLw 10 at Norvenich AB 1963

TF-104G, construction number 583D-5706, model 583-10-20, US serial number 61-3035, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Group USA (ARGE-USA); assembly at Lockheed-Palmdale coded "61-3035"; KE+206 MAP to Germany in 1962
acceptance date November 30, 1962 by BABwLockheed
airlifted January 4, 1963 to Messerschmitt-Manching with a Canadair CL-44D airfreighter of "Flying Tiger Line"
DA+035 for Messerschmitt-Manching functional test flight on February 25, 1963
acceptance date March 29, 1963 by BABwMTT in Silver-finish colors
BB+105 WaSLw 10 at Norvenich AB delivery date on April 9, 1963; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in 1965
27+05 damaged in 1973, repaired at MBB and back to WaSLw 10 in October 1974
crashed near Jever AB on November 13, 1979 due to uncontrollable roll rate of the aircraft resulting from uneven flap positions,
pilot did select land flaps at high subsonic speed, both pilots ejected safely; struck off charge order (AVA) June 10, 1980.

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