F-104G 21+53 JaboG 33 at Lakenheath AB, UK in August 1975

F-104G, construction number 683D-7022, model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly by Messerschmitt-Manching starting April 16, 1962 with parts from Lockheed
assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 1; coded KE+322 put into long term storage on July 30, 1962 according "Project 21"
upgrading to the highest technical level on July 24, 1963; test flight February 13, 1964
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in 1964; acceptance date May 14, 1964 by BABwMTT
DC+252 JaboG 33 at Buchel AB delivery date on June 26, 1964
21+53 withdrawn from use and stored at LwSchleuse 11 on January 29, 1977; as instructional airframe (GIA) to JaboG 33 on May 19, 1980
struck off charge order (AVA) September 27, 1983; TechnGrp 11 on August 4, 1983 for restoration
to Deutsches Museum, Munich March 1, 1984, JaboG 33 markings; November 2007 noted; May 2016 last noted.

April 2016: due to renovation work at Deutsches Museum in Munich stored at Flugwerft Schleißheim until 2019!

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