F-104G 22+09 JaboG 36 Hopsten AB in April 1969

F-104G, construction number 683D-7079, company model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly by Messerschmitt-Manching starting January 29, 1963; assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 3; first flight July 11, 1963
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
acceptance date by BABwMTT August 20, 1963 coded KE+379; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
LwVersRgt 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) at Manching AB on August 28, 1963 for upgrading and modifications
DA+123 JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB delivery date on February 6, 1964; IRAN at SABCA May 11, 1966 with 295 flight hours
DF+123 JaboG 36 at Hopsten AB on April 21, 1967
22+09 code change started on November 13, 1967; JaboG 34 at Memmingen AB on October 2, 1974
crashed on April 24, 1975 at Eggenthal, near Memmingen AB, aircraft had ground contact (CFIT) in a low-level formation turn during practice formation for the Open Day, pilot was killed
written off; struck off charge order (AVA) August 1, 1975.

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