TF-104G 28+22 displayed at Bessemer, Lanaken, Belgium 2006

TF-104G, construction number 583F-5952, company model 583-10-20, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by Lockheed, Messerschmitt (ARGE-Süd) and VFW; assembled by Messerschmitt-Manching starting May 10, 1967
first flight July 13, 1967 at Manching AB; acceptance date September 6, 1967, coded KE+110 for Messerschmitt test flights March 30, 1967
recoded KE+210 on June 16, 1967 due to code conflict; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
EA+375 AG 51 at Ingolstadt-Manching AB delivery date on September 13, 1967
28+22 at MBB for Navy camouflage scheme "Norm 76" according tech order "TA-196-3"; MFG 1 at Schleswig-Jagel AB on February 25, 1971
MFG 2 at Eggebek AB on October 29, 1981, JaboG 34 on October 7, 1985; withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on April 8, 1987 with 2.467 flight hours
stored a Erding AB and struck off charge order (AVA) February 21, 1989, transported to LVR 1 on November 26, 1992
planned for Aeronautica Militare Italiana (Italian Air Force) for spare part use, but that was canceled
bought by Piet Smedts and transported to Baarlo on November 13, 1997
in 1999 28+22 was stored at Bessemer, Lanaken, Belgium, owned by Piet Smedts
preserved Belgian Military Radio and Communications Museum at Bessemer, Lanaken, Belgium
("Belgisch Militair Radio en Communicatie Museum") in 2005, owned by Mr. Driessen; June 2007 noted; May 2021 in bad state last noted.

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