TF-104G 27+05 WaSLw 10 on short final at Jever AB 1976

TF-104G, construction number 583D-5706, company model 583-10-20, US serial number 61-3035, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Group USA (ARGE-USA); Lockheed test flights at Palmdale coded "61-3035"; coded KE+206 to Germany
acceptance date November 30, 1962 by BABwLockheed; airlifted January 4, 1963 to Messerschmitt-Manching with a Canadair CL-44D airfreighter of "Flying Tiger Line"
DA+035 code for Messerschmitt-Manching functional test flight on February 25, 1963; acceptance date March 29, 1963 by BABwMTT in Silver-finish colors
BB+105 WaSLw 10 at Norvenich AB delivery date on April 9, 1963; February 9, 1964 the "II. Ausbildungsgruppe WaSLw 10" relocated from Norvenich to Jever AB
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in 1965
27+05 damaged in 1973, repaired at MBB and back to WaSLw 10 in October 1974
crashed near Jever AB on November 13, 1979 due to uncontrollable roll rate of the aircraft resulting from uneven flap positions,
pilot did select land flaps at high subsonic speed, both pilots ejected safely; struck off charge order (AVA) June 10, 1980.

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