F-104G 21+80 "B" JaboG 31 at Ramstein AB 1980 during the Tactical Weapons Meet

F-104G, construction number 683D-7049, model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly start by Messerschmitt-Manching September 3, 1962
assembly in Fighterbomber version according lot 2; acceptance date by BABwMTT October 9, 1962 coded KE+349 without test flight
put into long term storage for 2 years under "Project 21"; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in October 1964
modified to higher construction level and test flown on May 20, 1965; acceptance date by BABwMTT September 14, 1965
DF+107 JaboG 36 at Hopsten AB delivery date on September 24, 1965
21+80 JaboG 31 "Boelcke" on April 4, 1975
crashed October 26, 1982 during night practice weapons delivery at Vliehors Range, Netherlands,
aircraft had water contact in the Ijsselmeer during the run-in (CFIT); pilot was killed; struck off charge order (AVA) April 13, 1983.

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