F-104G DA+234 JaboG 31 in 1967

F-104G, construction number 683-2058, model 683-10-19, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Group USA (ARGE-USA); Lockheed assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 6
Lockheed test flights with register number coded "158" only; acceptance date April 26, 1962 coded KF+133 by BABwLockheed in Silver-finish colors
airlifted to Manching May 8, 1962 with 32 flight hours in a Canadair CL-44D airfreighter of "Flying Tiger Line"; Messerschmitt test flight on June 13, 1962
DA+254 JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB delivery date on July 24, 1962
"Project 19" upgrading in order to get all Norvenich aircraft to the same modification level starting in January 1963
recoded DA+234 in April 1963 after the upgrading; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in December 1964
20+50 SABCA for IRAN on June 20, 1968 with 777 flight hours, back to JaboG 31 on September 12, 1968
emergency landing at Leeuwarden AB, Netherlands on February 8, 1979
JaboG 34 on April 25, 1983 (transfer on paper); to TechnGrp 11 Erding on May 2, 1983 (from Norvenich for depot work)
transferred to JaboG 34 on July 29, 1983; "F-104 Kommando" TechnGrp 11 at Erding on July 23, 1984
withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on February 28, 1985; struck off charge order (AVA) December 18, 1984
to Turkish Air Force (TuAF serial number 62-2058) on May 7, 1985 with 3.569 flight hours; not coded and for spare parts only
withdrawn from use September 13, 1989 at Eskisehir AB (1.Air Supply and Maintenance Center); scrapped; at Ankara dump in October 1997 last noted; scrapped.

copyright  Peter Doll