F-104G 22+08 JaboG 31 Norvenich AB 1970

F-104G, construction number 683D-7078, company model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly by Messerschmitt-Manching starting January 22, 1963
assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 3; first flight June 21, 1963
acceptance date by BABwMTT October 17, 1963 coded KE+378; project "Zeus" as Fighterbomber for MFG 1 with Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun installed and long range tanks as loose parts
project "Zeus" was canceled; no project assigned; modification status "Loreley" as Fighterbomber with Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun installed and long range tanks as loose parts
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196", LwVersRgt 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) on October 18, 1963 for modifications
DA+122 JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB delivery date on February 14, 1964; to Messerschmitt on October 4, 1966 for modifications and updates, back to JaboG 31 on April 19, 1967
22+08 code change start on November 13, 1967
crashed February 1, 1979 north of Wahn after a midair collision with construction number 9043 during a 6 ship formation approach to Norvenich AB
due to a sudden position change of the formation leader, the pilot ejected and was injured; written off; struck off charge order (AVA) July 25, 1979.

25+79 (construction number 9043) was damaged as well, but landed at Norvenich AB

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