F-104G 23+05 MFG 2 (Navy Air Wing 2) loading "MK-82" 500 lbs General Purpose Bombs at Eggebek AB 1979

F-104G, construction number 683D-7188, model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly by Messerschmitt-Manching starting August 31, 1964
assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 7; first flight December 22, 1964 coded KE+488
modification level "Prince" as Fighterbomber (for MFG 2) with AS.30 and "Kormoran" anti-ship missile delivery system,
Sidewinder missile launch rails and long range tanks
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date by BABwMTT May 26, 1965
VB+231 MFG 2 at Eggebek AB delivery date on June 3, 1965
23+05 Navy camouflage scheme "Norm 76" according tech order "TA-196-3" in 1971
withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on November 16, 1981; struck off charge order (AVA) March 18, 1982
to Turkish Air Force (TuAF serial number 65-7188) on March 17, 1982 with 2.178 flight hours
coded "9-188" in 1987; coded "6-188" with 6.AJU at Bandirma AB 1987/88
stored at Eskisehir AB in August 1993 coded "6-188"; CFE cut-up at Eskisehir AB in June 1995
stored at Bandirma AB in April 1999 with tail of construction number 9064; in April 2000 last noted; scrapped later.

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