TF-104G TA+163 MFG 1 (Naval Air Wing 1) Jagel 1964

TF-104G, construction number 583D-5729, company company model 583-10-20, US serial number 61-3058, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Lockheed (ARGE-USA); assembly at Lockheed, Palmdale; Lockheed test flights at Palmdale coded with US serial number "61-3058"
acceptance date 1963 by BABwLockheed; to Germany coded KE+229
airlifted to Messerschmitt-Manching on May 30, 1963 with a Canadair CL-44D airfreighter of the "Flying Tiger Line" with 9 flight hours
DA+058 coded for test flights at Messerschmitt-Manching; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date April 15, 1964 by BABwMTT
TA+163 (Navy trainer) delivery date to MFG 1 at Schleswig-Jagel AB on April 22, 1964
crashed April 26, 1965 during a GCA-approach to Schleswig-Jagel Air Base at Tossens, east of Wilhelmshaven, after a Generator Failure
due to loss of thrust of a malfunctioning nozzle, both pilots ejected safely; written off; struck off charge order (AVA) May 12, 1966.

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