F-104G 21+72 JaboG 32 at RAF Gutersloh 1984

F-104G, construction number 683D-7041, model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd) with parts from Lockheed; assembly by Messerschmitt-Manching starting July 20, 1962
assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 2; first flight March 29, 1963 coded KE+341 in Silver finish colors
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 27, 1963 by BABwMTT
DC+104 JaboG 33 at Buchel AB delivery date on May 28, 1963; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in 1966
DB+118 IRAN at Messerschmitt on November 23, 1965; ErpSt 61 on September 28, 1966; JaboG 32 at Lechfeld AB on February 6, 1967
21+72 IRAN at SABCA on December 29, 1969 with 1.047 flight hours; JaboG 32 on March 11, 1970; TechnGrp 11 "F-104 Kommando" on April 18, 1984
withdrawn from use and stored at LwSchleuse 11 on December 4, 1984 with 3.877 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) May 9, 1985
to Türk Hava Kuvvetleri (TuAF serial number 63-7041) on August 3, 1985; coded as "4-041" 1988 with 4.AJU at Murted AB
crashed on June 7, 1989 coded "9-041" with 191 Filo near Ayvacik, the pilot was safe; written off.

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