TF-104G "38464" (63-8464) landing after a gunnery mission with bomb dispenser on the right pylon 1981

TF-104G, construction number 583D-5770, company model 583-10-20, US serial number 63-8464, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Group USA (ARGE-USA); assembly at Lockheed-Palmdale for Germany; test flights with US registration "63-8464"; delivery date in 1963 in USAF Silver-finish colors
 operated by the 4510th CCTW at Luke AFB (German shadow serial number 2766) coded 38464; wing renamed 58th TFTW on January 1, 1970; wing renamed 58th TTW on April 1, 1977
2.718 flight hours in May 1977; flown until end of operation at Luke AFB on March 16, 1983; struck off charge order (AVA) July 19, 1983; sold to USAF 1983 with "Phase III" lot with 3.420 flight hours
MAP (Military Assistance Program) to ROCAF 1983 under project "Ali Shan No.8" coded "4191" for 41 TFS of 11 Air Group
crashed September 4, 1987 on landing at Tao Yuan AB; could not land at Xin Zhu AB, because of bad weather, and diverted to Tao Yuan AB,
misidentified the old runway (was taxiway now) as main runway, failed to correct for the landing and crashed into aircraft embankment in-between, pilots ejected, but were killed
Lockheed C-2 seat, written off.

copyright  Don Gilham