F-104G 21+62 JaboG 31 "Boelcke" 1968

F-104G, construction number 683D-7031, model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly start by Messerschmitt-Manching May 29, 1962 with parts from Lockheed
assembly in Fighterbomber version according lot 1; first flight at Messerschmitt on October 22, 1962 coded KE+331
acceptance date April 18, 1963 by BABwMTT
project "Replace" with modification as Fighterbomber (for JaboG 31) with Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun installed and long range tanks as loose parts
DA+233 JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB delivery date on April 28, 1963 in Silver-finish colors
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in June 1966 at Messerschmitt, back to JaboG 31 "B" on November 2, 1966
21+62 crashed on October 9, 1968 near Ottmarsbocholt, Germany after ground contact while flying too low in bad weather (CFIT),
pilot was killed; struck off charge order (AVA) October 9, 1968.

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