F-104G DA+234 JaboG 31 in 1967

F-104G, construction number 683-2058, company 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; aircraft was modified to such an extent that it received a new tactical code; 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 at Memmingen AB on April 25, 1983 (transfer on paper); to TechnGrp 11 at Erding on May 2, 1983 (from Norvenich for depot work)
transferred to JaboG 34 at Memmingen AB on July 29, 1983; "F-104 Kommando" TechnGrp 11 at Erding AB on July 23, 1984; withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on February 28, 1985; struck off charge order (AVA) December 18, 1984
MAP (Military Assistance Program) 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withdrawn from use April 19, 1989; scrapped September 13, 1989 at Eskisehir AB (1.Air Supply and Maintenance Center); at Ankara dump in October 1997 last noted.

copyright  Peter Doll