TF-104G BB+122 WaSLw 10 landing at Twenthe AB, Netherlands in July 1967

TF-104G, construction number 583F-5931, company model 583-10-20, assembly by Lockheed
manufactured by Lockheed and Messerschmitt (ARGE-Süd); assembly according contract lot 7; fuselage assembled at Messerschmitt-Augsburg, wings manufactured at Messerschmitt
ARGE-Süd parts (fuselage, wings and tail) airlifted to USA in October 1965 with a Canadair CL-44D of "Flying Tiger Line"
at Lockheed-Burbank accepted by Lockheed; assembled and test flights coded KF+231 at Palmdale in 1965
airlifted to Ypenburg, Netherlands February 27, 1966 with a Canadair CL-44D of "Flying Tiger Line" for reassembly
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date May 6, 1966 by BABwFokker
BB+122 WaSLw 10 at Jever AB delivery date on May 6, 1966
28+01 JaboG 34 on November 5, 1982; new "Lizard" camouflage scheme "Norm 83" in 1984; WTD 61 at Manching AB on March 8, 1988
crashed on April 26, 1989 during touch and go at Manching AB, aircraft blew tire and went off the runway, both pilots ejected safely, but were badly injured
struck of charge order (AVA) May 15, 1990; instructional airframe (GIA) with WTD 61 in 1990 (Abteilung IV des FlugmedInstLw)
cockpit section preserved Luftwaffenmuseum der Bundeswehr Berlin-Gatow 1997, 2004 noted
cockpit of 28+01 at Berlin has been painted in Luke AFB 69 TFTS colors and is preserved in a "Luke AFB corner" inside the museum
"Militärhistorisches Museum der Bundeswehr" (Bundeswehr Museum of Military History) January 2024 last noted.

In 2011 the "Luftwaffenmuseum der Bundeswehr" (Air Force Museum of the Bundeswehr) at Berlin-Gatow airfield was renamed as an autonomous branch 
of the "Militärhistorisches Museum der Bundeswehr" (Bundeswehr Museum of Military History).

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