TF-104G DC+362 JaboG 33 (FBW 33) in 1966

TF-104G, construction number 583F-5904, model 583-10-20, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Lockheed (ARGE-USA) and Messerschmitt (ARGE-Süd)
fuselage assembled at Messerschmitt-Augsburg, wings manufactured at Messerschmitt-Manching (lot 1)
ARGE-Süd parts airlifted to USA on March 5, 1965 with a Canadair CL-44D airfreighter of "Flying Tiger Line"
at Lockheed-Burbank assembled and first flight at Palmdale in 1965 coded "5904"
coded KF+204 airlifted to Ypenburg, Netherlands on August 9, 1965 for reassembly; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
DC+362 JaboG 33 at Buchel AB delivery date on September 21, 1965
27+75 crashed August 30, 1976 after becoming out of control during an ACM (Air Combat Maneuvering) flight, both pilots ejected safely
written off, struck off charge order (AVA) July 6, 1977.

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