F-104G 21+43 JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB 1979

F-104G, construction number 683D-7011, model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly by Messerschmitt-Manching starting January 30, 1962 with parts from Lockheed
assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 0; test flight by Messerschmitt June 4, 1962 coded KE+311
acceptance date July 26, 1962 by BABwMTT; long term storage on July 26, 1962 under project "Project 21"
to LPR 1 (Luftwaffenparkregiment 1 at Erding AB) without engine for traveling exhibition "Unsere Luftwaffe" on April 9, 1963
coded KE+311 again to Messerschmitt for modifications October 6, 1965; test flight July 26, 1966
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in 1966
DF+102 JaboG 36 at Hopsten AB delivery date on October 7, 1966
21+43 JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB on July 25, 1975
crashed December 4, 1980 during diversion to RAF Bruggen at Houverath near Erkelenz
after midair collision during frequency change with 20+58 (construction number 2067)
pilot ejected safely; struck off charge order (AVA) April 2, 1981.

(20+58 made an emergency landing heavy damaged at RAF Wildenrath)

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