F-104G JD+253 JG 74 1966

F-104G, construction number 683D-7003, company model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt
manufactured by ARGE-Süd (South Group); assembly at Messerschmitt-Manching starting October 31, 1961 with parts from Lockheed
assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 0; first flight May 16, 1962 coded KE+303 in Silver-finish colors
planned for project "42" but changed to a test aircraft; acceptance date June 25, 1962 by BABwMTT
YA+101 ErpSt 61 delivery date July 6, 1962 at Detachment Istres, France
to Messerschmitt on December 21, 1965 for modification to AWX (All Weather Fighter) version; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in 1966
JD+253 JG 74 at Neuburg AB on August 31, 1966
21+35 IRAN at SABCA December 10, 1968 with 521 flight hours; back to JG 74 on June 2, 1969; JaboG 32 at Lechfeld AB on June 28, 1974
withdrawn from use and stored in airworthy condition as attrition reserve aircraft at LwSchleuse 11 on November 18, 1983; struck off charge order (AVA) September 24, 1985
to Turkish Air Force (TuAF serial number 62-7003) on November 11, 1985 with 2.757 flight hours
coded "4-003" with 4.AJU at Murted AB, 1987 noted; withdrawn from use February 27, 1990; scrapped.

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