F-104G 20+77 JaboG 33 1974

F-104G, construction number 683-2090, 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 "190" for test flights; acceptance date by BABwLockheed on July 30, 1962
coded KF+165 airlifted to Germany August 11, 1962 with 13 flight hours in a Canadair CL-44D airfreighter of "Flying Tiger Line"
reassembled by Messerschmitt and factory test flight on September 7, 1962
project "Loreley" as Fighterbomber (for JaboG 33) with Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun installed and long range tanks as loose parts
acceptance date May 7, 1963 by BABwMTT
DC+241 JaboG 33 at Buchel AB delivery date on May 8, 1963; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in 1966
DB+115 ErpSt 61 on July 19, 1966 for arresting barrier system tests
20+77 JaboG 33 on July 24, 1969; Det. Decimomannu AB in 1975
crashed July 23, 1975 at Elmas, north of Cagliari, Sardinia due to engine failure after a compressor stall, pilot ejected but was badly injured
written off; struck off charge order (AVA) September 6, 1976.

copyright  Klaas Folkersma