F-104G 21+41 Jagdbombergeschwader 34 (JaboG 34)

F-104G, construction number 683D-7009, model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt
manufactured by ARGE-Süd (South Group); assembly by Messerschmitt at Manching starting January 9, 1962 with parts from Lockheed
assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 0; first flight by Messerschmitt June 14, 1962 coded KE+309
acceptance date July 26, 1962 by BABwMTT; long term storage on July 26, 1962 under project "Project 21"
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; at Messerschmitt for modification in 1965
test flight on April 26, 1965 at Messerschmitt; acceptance date August 3, 1965 by BABwMTT
DD+123 JaboG 34 at Memmingen AB delivery date on August 6, 1965
21+41 IRAN at SABCA on March 8, 1972, back to JaboG 34 on May 2, 1972
operated with flightdate and crash recorder LEADS 200 according tech order "TA-1411"
crashed August 2, 1977 after midair collision with a glider during a radar low level navigation mission
near Bad Neuenahr, pilot ejected safely; written off; struck off charge order (AVA) January 19, 1978.

Pilot of the glider survived badly injured using his parachute.

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