F-104C 56-0892 at DaNang, South Vietnam 1965 in USAF Silver-finish colors

F-104C, serial number 56-0892, construction number 183-1180, model 583-03-04, built by Lockheed
delivery date October 16, 1958; 479th Tactical Fighter Wing; George AFB, California (October 1958-October 1967)
476Th TFS 1965 at DaNang AB, South Vietnam and Kung Kuan AB, Taiwan (April 19, 1965 - July 11, 1965)
435th Tactical Fighter Squadron (Pacific Air Forces) Udorn RTAFB, Thailand in late 1966/1967
198th TFS PR Air National Guard (October 1967-July 1975), damaged after emergency landing at San Juan
after a chute failure pilot did not engage the barrier, but steered into the dirt area to avoid the lagoon
aircraft was repaired; withdrawn from use July 17, 1975 and transferred to Luke AFB
at Luke AFB, Arizona as gate guard coded "10+75" with F-104G tail of construction number 9012
in October 1975 showing "69-418" (being the numbers of the last two training squadrons) on right tail
later coded as "63-13243" of the 4510th CCTW (58th TFTW); October 2005 noted; October 2017 noted.

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