F-104G DR+107 JaboG 31 at Erding for modifications 1963

F-104G, construction number 683D-7005, model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt
manufactured by ARGE-Süd (South Group); assembly by Messerschmitt-Manching starting September 29, 1961 with parts from Lockheed
first flight May 8, 1962 coded KE+305; assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 0
project "42" as Fighterbomber (for JaboG 31) with Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun installed and long range tanks as loose parts
acceptance date May 25, 1962 by BABwMTT
DA+107 JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB delivery date on May 30, 1962 in Silver-finish colors
DR+107 JG 71 at Wittmund AB on February 28, 1963; LPR 1 on August 10, 1963 for modification according project "Balance" and stored
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in 1963; Messerschmitt modification and upgrading in 1965
DB+101 JaboG 32 at Lechfeld AB on August 31, 1965
21+37 IRAN at SABCA on August 14, 1968 with 425 flight hours, back to JaboG 32 on March 7, 1969; JaboG 31 on August 14, 1969
JaboG 32 on October 26, 1970; WaSLw 10 at Jever AB on July 24, 1975; back to JaboG 32 on August 21, 1975
withdrawn from use and stored in airworthy condition as attrition reserve aircraft at LwSchleuse 11 on September 8, 1983
struck off charge order (AVA) October 2, 1984
to Turkish Air Force (TuAF serial number 62-7005) October 16, 1984 with 2.873 flight hours
coded "9-005" at 9.AJU at Balikesir AB in 1988-August 1989; seen coded "8-7005"
withdrawn from use on August 3, 1993 at Eskisehir AB (1.Air Supply and Maintenance Center)
displayed on pole at Mersin, in Sahil park, near the Mediterranean coast coded "8-7005"; 1999 first noted, May 2016 last noted.
March 2018 taken down (damaged) last noted.

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