F-104G 22+06 JaboG 33 taking off for a bombing training mission at Decimomannu AB January 1985

F-104G, construction number 683D-7076, company model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly by Messerschmitt-Manching starting January 14, 1963; assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 3
first flight May 7, 1963; 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 on July 15, 1963 coded KE+376 in Silver-finish colors
DC+258 JaboG 33 at Buchel AB delivery date on July 24, 1963; IRAN at SABCA on August 2, 1966 with 500 flight hours
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in 1966, back to JaboG 33 on April 10, 1967
22+06 ErpSt 61 on October 30, 1985; withdrawn from use and stored at LwSchleuse 11 on January 20, 1987 with 3.281 flight hours
EL-70/EL-73 Electronic Counter Measure (ECM) system was installed in the weapon system in the late 70s with tech order "TA-FL1191"
struck off charge order (AVA) March 23, 1988; BDRT airframe with training aid code "C036" at Leck AB on May 9, 1989 by road transport
preserved Jever AB at 1st squadron 1994; restoration 1997 at Erding AB with JaboG 33 marks
on pole Berlin-Gatow in 3.LwDiv HQ barracks in July 1997; April 12, 2006 noted
stored Marseille-Kaserne (Unteroffiziersschule der Luftwaffe-USLw) at Appen, near Uetersen, north of Hamburg, December 3, 2006 first noted
displayed on pole in Marseille-Kaserne (Unteroffiziersschule der Luftwaffe-USLw) at Appen, May 2007 noted; June 2016 after restoration noted; November 2021 noted
April 2023 last noted.

On November 24, 2021, Marseille Barracks was re-named after Jürgen Schumann, the pilot and former Luftwaffe airman who was murdered in the hijacking of the Lufthansa "Landshut" airplane.

Project "Loreley": to equip 42 Fighterbomber for the second wing designated to be converted being JaboG 33 (FBW 33) at Buchel.

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