TF-104G TB+263 MFG 2 at Leeuwarden AB in August 1967

TF-104G, construction number 583F-5929, company company model 583-10-20, assembled by Lockheed
manufactured by Lockheed and Messerschmitt (ARGE-Süd); assembly according contract lot 6
fuselage assembled at Messerschmitt-Augsburg, wings manufactured at Messerschmitt-Manching
ARGE-Süd parts (fuselage, wings and tail) airlifted to USA in October 1965; assembled and test flights coded KF+229 at Palmdale in 1965
airlifted to Ypenburg, Netherlands February 14, 1966 with a Canadair CL-44D airfreighter of "Flying Tiger Line" for reassembling
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date April 21, 1966 by BABwFokker
TB+263 delivery date April 21, 1966 to MFG 2 at Eggebek AB
27+99 Navy camouflage scheme "Norm 76" according tech order "TA-196-3" in 1969
crashed September 6, 1979 near Heimbuch, Lüneburger Heide after flight control system problems, both pilots ejected safely; struck off charge order (AVA) January 7, 1980.

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