RF-104G KG-228 at Fokker factory 1963

RF-104G, construction number 683D-8128, model 683-04-10, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); coded KG+228 first flight August 7, 1963 at Fokker-Schiphol
to Fokker-Weserflug in August 1963 for RF-104G modifications according project "Bacchus" (for AG 51)
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date December 19, 1963 by BABwFokker (RNAF-MTA)
EA+116 AG 51 at Ingolstadt-Manching AB delivery date on February 6, 1964
ErpSt 61 on June 26, 1966 and modified for SLAR (Side Looking Airborne Radar) tests at Messerschmitt
23+99 AG 51 on September 25, 1969; JaboG 32 on September 18, 1970; AG 52 on January 27, 1971
modified to Fighterbomber version F-104G in September 1971 by MBB; JaboG 31 on March 7, 1972
caught fire during last-chance check on November 22, 1974 after jettison of the tip-tanks, repaired and back to JaboG 31
withdrawn from use and stored at LwSchleuse 11 on April 7, 1983 with 2.774 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) March 22, 1984
to Turkish Air Force (TuAF serial number 63-8128) as "Verteidigungshilfe" (Defense aid) on May 9, 1984
coded "9-128" with 9.AJU at Balikesir AB, 1988
preserved Diyarbakir AB April 1994 coded "8-128" noted, 2000 gone; no further information; likely scrapped.

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