TF-104G TB+260 Marinefliegergeschwader 2 (MFG 2)

TF-104G, construction number 583F-5907, company company model 583-10-20, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Lockheed and Messerschmitt (ARGE-Süd) according lot 2
fuselage assembled at Messerschmitt-Augsburg, wings manufactured at Messerschmitt-Manching
ARGE-Süd parts (fuselage, wings and tail) airlifted to USA April 5, 1965 with a Canadair CL-44D airfreighter of "Flying Tiger Line"
Lockheed assembled and coded KF+207 for test flights in 1965; airlifted to Ypenburg, Netherlands September 7, 1965 for reassembly
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date October 26, 1965 by BABw
TB+260 MFG 2 at Eggebek AB delivery date on October 29, 1965
27+78 crashed March 5, 1971 after ground contact during a low-level mission at Syke, north of Bassum (CFIT); both pilots were killed
written off.

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