F-104G 20+75 JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB 1982, with crest of 78th Tactical Fighter Squadron, USAF (RAF Woodbridge, UK)

F-104G, construction number 683-2088, model 683-10-19, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Group USA (ARGE-USA); flight test release May 7, 1962; assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 7
flown with register number "188" for test flights; acceptance date July 23, 1962 by BABwLockheed
coded KF+163 airlifted to Germany August 1, 1962 in a Canadair CL-44D airfreighter of "Flying Tiger Line"
reassembled by Messerschmitt and factory test flight September 29, 1962
project "Loreley" as Fighterbomber (for JaboG 33) with Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun installed and long range tanks as loose parts
DC+239 JaboG 33 at Buchel AB delivery date on February 8, 1963
recoded DC+111 in June 1963; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in 1965
damaged in accident November 10, 1966; to Messerschmitt on December 2, 1966 for repair
20+75 back to JaboG 33 on July 16, 1968; JaboG 32 on January 20, 1072; JaboG 33 on October 26. 1972; JaboG 31 on May 7, 1981
damaged beyond repair (DBR) at the intake after a bird strike on take-off at Norvenich AB on March 18, 1983
struck off charge order (AVA) September 13, 1983; to LVR 7 at Husum AB as instructional airframe (GIA) on June 7, 1983
August 1984 to Leck AB coded "24+76" for the 25th anniversary of AG 52; back to Husum in 1984; in 1985-1990 BDRT instructional airframe at Leck AB
coded "24+76" displayed at Leck AB 1986; September 8, 1989 noted
partly scrapped in July 1992; at Nordschrott (scrap dealer) 1993-1996 noted; scrapped 1996.

DC+111 damaged in landing accident November 10, 1966 at Hahn AB
Pilot touched short of Rwy in poor visibility due to heavy rain,
the nose wheel sheared off and the aircrafts skidded off the RWY
Due to the amount of repair it was declared as an accident

copyright  Peter Doll

Zapped on tail: '3000 Stunden'