The article about the F-104 Starfighters in european use contains some errors regarding their use by Spain:
Of the 3 TF-104Gs acquired, only the first two CE.8-01 (MSN 583C-5523) and CE.8-02 (MSN 583C-5524) were aquired via MDAP, the third CE.8-03 (MSN 583C-5529) was acquired directly from Lockheed via the FMS process.
All three aircraft were re-serialled as CE.8-21 to 23 respectively.
Even though CE.8-23 was acquired by Spain it was returned to the USAF along with 21 and 22, all three were SOC on 31/05/1972.
CE.8-21 was returned on 12/06/1972 and passed to the Hellenic AF were it became 12278. CE.8-22 was returned on 05/06/1972 and passed to the Turkish AF were it became 9-279. CE.8-23 was returned on 05/02/1973 and passed to the Turkish AF were it became 9-415.