F-104G DC+234 JaboG 33 at Buchel AB 1963

F-104G, construction number 683-2083, model 683-10-19, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Group USA (ARGE-USA); flight test release May 7, 1962, assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 7
test flights with register number "183"; acceptance date June 30, 1962
KF+158 airlifted to Germany July 13, 1962 with 18 flight hours in a Canadair CL-44D airfreighter of "Flying Tiger Line"
project "Loreley" as Fighterbomber (for JaboG 33) with Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun installed and long range tanks as loose parts
reassembled by Messerschmitt and first flight on August 23, 1962
DC+234 JaboG 33 at Buchel AB delivery date on November 6, 1962; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in 1965
20+71 IRAN at SABCA on April 22, 1969 with 1111 flight hours, back to JaboG 33 on August 1, 1969; JaboG 31 on April 22, 1981
withdrawn from use and stored at LwSchleuse 11 on February 2, 1983 with 3.474 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) March 22, 1984
transfer to Turkish Air Force inventory on March 22, 1984 (TuAF serial number 62-2083), flown to Turkey on June 12, 1984
coded "4-083" in 1987, coded "9-083" with 192 Filo of 9.AJU Balikesir AB June 1989 until June 1992
withdrawn from use on July 8, 1992 at Eskisehir AB (1.Air Supply and Maintenance Center), scrapped according CFE June 18, 1995,
no further information.

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