Photo of F-104G 21+89: wanted coded KE+358, DC+242, DB+111 or 21+89

F-104G 21+89 (no photo)

F-104G, construction number 683D-7058, model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly start at Messerschmitt-Manching October 12, 1962
assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 2; first flight April 3, 1963 coded KE+358
project "Loreley" as Fighterbomber (for JaboG 33) with Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun installed and long range tanks as loose parts
acceptance date by BABwMTT July 9, 1963 in Silver-finish colors
DC+242 JaboG 33 at Buchel AB delivery date on July 12, 1963; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in December 1964
DB+111 JaboG 32 on January 12, 1967
21+89 IRAN at SABCA June 16, 1969 with 1013 flight hours, back to JaboG 32 on August 25, 1969
crashed January 22, 1970 after a midair collision with 25+39 (construction number 8323) south of Landsberg AB
pilot ejected but was serious injured and died; struck off charge order (AVA) April 8, 1970.

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