F-104G 20+41 JaboG 31 without Wing markings in late 60s

F-104G, construction number 683-2048, company model 683-10-19, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Group USA (ARGE-USA); assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 5
at Lockheed-Palmdale; flight test release January 29, 1962; coded with register number "148" for test flights; acceptance date by BABwLockheed February 6, 1962
KF+124 airlifted to Manching on February 28, 1962 with 34 flight hours in a Canadair CL-44D airfreighter of "Flying Tiger Line"
project "42" as Fighterbomber (for JaboG 31) with Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun installed and long range tanks as loose parts; project "Replace" was not implemented
DA+104 JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB delivery date on May 16, 1962
project "19" upgrading in order to get all Norvenich aircraft to the same modification level starting in January 1963
"Category III" operational profiles and system tests from April until July 1963; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in 1964
20+41 crashed on April 10, 1973 after drag chute failure on landing at Norvenich AB, aircraft overshot the runway and nose wheel broke away, pilot was unhurt
withdrawn from use and used for spares (ETG:Ersatzteilgewinnung); struck off charge order (AVA) May 25, 1973; scrapped.

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