TF-104G EB+374 Aufklärungsgeschwader 52 (AG 52) at Norvenich in June 1967

TF-104G, construction number 583F-5921, model 583-10-20, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Lockheed (ARGE-USA) and Messerschmitt (ARGE-Süd)
South Group (ARGE-Süd) parts (fuselage and wings) assembly according contract lot 5
ARGE-Süd parts (fuselage and wings) airlifted to USA on August 10, 1965
at Lockheed-Burbank assembled and test flights coded KF+221 at Palmdale in 1965
airlifted to Ypenburg, Netherlands to Avio Diepen on January 3, 1966; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
accepted on February 25, 1966 by BABwMTT
EB+374 AG 52 at Leck AB delivery date on March 14, 1966
27+91 WaSLw 10 on July 14, 1971
crashed on February 17, 1972 during GCA approach to Jever AB, aircraft hit a church tower and some trees
one pilot was killed, one pilot ejected safely; struck off charge order (AVA) June 28, 1972.

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