TF-104G 27+22 JaboG 34 at "BA 11" Beja AB, Portugal 1984

TF-104G, construction number 5723, company model 583-10-20, US serial number 61-3052, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Lockheed (ARGE-USA); assembly at Lockheed-Palmdale; Lockheed test flights at Palmdale coded with US serial number "61-3052"
acceptance date April 11, 1963 by BABwLockheed; to Germany coded KE+223
airlifted to Manching with a Canadair CL-44D airfreighter of the "Flying Tiger Line" on April 25, 1963
DA+052 for Messerschmitt assembly and test flight on July 13, 1963; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
DA+363 LVR 3 for upgrading and modifications; JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB delivery date on January 16, 1964; JaboG 33 on August 28, 1964
DD+376 JaboG 34 on December 2, 1965; JaboG 32 at Lechfeld AB on May 19, 1967; JaboG 34 at Memmingen AB on July 14, 1967
27+22 TechnGrp 11 of LVR 1 "F-104 Kommando" at Erding AB on January 15, 1986; withdrawn from use and stored at LwSchleuse 11 on April 9, 1986
struck off charge order (AVA) November 26, 1985
MAP (Military Assistance Program) with 3.350 flight hours to Turkish Air Force (TuAF serial number 63-5723) on July 15, 1986 coded "6-723"
coded "9-723" with 191 Filo of 9.AJU 1989-July 1992; withdrawn from use at the 8th Air Wing (Ana Jet Üs or AJU) on August 11, 1993
last noted in 1994 stored at Diyarbakir AB coded "8-723"; no further information; scrapped.

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