F-104G DC+124 JaboG 33 at Buchel AB after the change of camouflage scheme in April 1967

F-104G, construction number 683D-7069, company model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly by Messerschmitt-Manching starting November 29, 1962
assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 3; first flight June 12, 1963 coded KE+369; acceptance date by BABwMTT on July 31, 1963
project "Loreley" as Fighterbomber (for JaboG 33) with Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun installed and long range tanks as loose parts
DC+124 JaboG 33 at Buchel AB delivery date on August 16, 1963 in Silver-finish colors; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in 1966
22+00 code change start on November 13, 1967; Tactical Weapon Meet (TWM) at Jever AB 7 till 21 June 1968; JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB on April 27, 1971
JaboG 34 at Memmingen AB January 18, 1972; JaboG 33 December 13, 1972; to Werft 11 Erding AB for storage as attrition reserve aircraft; to MBB August 2, 1978
JaboG 31 on September 25, 1978; withdrawn from use and stored at LwSchleuse 11 on February 3, 1983 with 3.210 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) August 17, 1983
MAP (Military Assistance Program) to Turkish Air Force (TuAF serial number 63-7069) on January 19, 1984; coded as "4-069" with 4.AJU Murted AB
crashed into Marmara Sea coded "6-069"on September 26, 1984 likely after encountering technical problems, the pilot was safe.

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