TF-104G 28+00 WaSLw 10 in the landing pattern at Jever AB

TF-104G, construction number 583F-5930, company model 583-10-20, assembly 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 with a Canadair CL-44D airfreighter of "Flying Tiger Line"
at Lockheed-Burbank accepted by Lockheed; assembled and test flights coded KF+230 at Palmdale in 1965
airlifted to Ypenburg, Netherlands February 21, 1966 with a Canadair CL-44D of "Flying Tiger Line" for reassembly
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date May 13, 1966 by BABwFokker
BB+121 delivery date on May 13, 1966 to WaSLw 10 at Jever AB
28+00 crashed on March 12, 1974 during touch and go at night time at Jever AB,
gear-up selection was too early during ground roll and the aircraft skidded over the runway; both pilots ejected safely; written off; struck off charge order (AVA) July 8, 1974.

copyright © Eric Tammer