TF-104G 38461 "FG-461" (63-8461) in close formation 1965

TF-104G, construction number 583D-5765, company model 583-10-20, US serial number 63-8461, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Group USA (ARGE-USA); delivery date in 1963 at Palmdale; test flights with US registration code "63-8461"; MAP (Military Assistance Program) for Germany in 1963
 operated by the 4510th CCTW at Luke AFB only (German shadow serial number 2763) in USAF Silver-finish coded 38461
2.937 flight hours in May 1977; 1979 put into long term storage; struck off charge order (AVA) January 24, 1983; sold to USAF 1983 with "Phase I" lot with 3.241 flight hours
MAP (Military Assistance Program) to Taiwan in 1984 under project "Ali Shan No.8" coded "4188" to 28 TFS of 2 Wing
accident on August 24, 1990 during landing caused by a non-functioning nosewheel
emergency landing on fire-proof foam covered runway at Hsinchu AB, both pilots were ok; aircraft was repaired; scrapped 1995.

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