F-104G 22+16 MFG 1

F-104G, construction number 683D-7087, company model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembled by Messerschmitt-Manching starting April 22, 1963; assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 3, first flight July 23, 1963 coded KE+387
acceptance date October 30, 1963 by BABwMTT; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
construction level "Zeus" as Fighterbomber (for MFG 1) with long range tanks installed, "AS.30" anti-ship missile wiring system and Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun as loose part
LwVersRgt 3 at Manching AB on November 4, 1963 for modifications
VA+107 MFG 1 at Schleswig-Jagel AB delivery date on January 27, 1964
22+16 Navy camouflage scheme "Norm 76" according tech order "TA-196-3" in 1969; instructional aircraft (GIA) at MFlgLehrGrp Sylt on April 12, 1978
MFG 1 on February 27, 1980; stored at LwSchleuse 11 on October 28, 1981 with 2.248 flight hours; withdrawn from use at LwVersRgt 1 on August 4, 1983; struck off charge order (AVA) August 22, 1983
MAP (Military Assistance Program) to Hellenic Air Force October 26, 1983 coded 7087; coded as "FG-087" with 335 Mira of 116 Pterix (Wing) at Araxos AB
withdrawn from use March 19, 1983; at KEA Hellinikon; May 1998 132 CG (later HAF Detachment Agrinion); August 20, 1999 approval to go initially to HAF HQ; July 2001 to KEA Hellinikon
preserved near a military resort (camp ground) at the Air Force recreation Center at Agios Andreas, city of Patras, August 2001 first noted; November 2012 last noted.
due to heavy structural corrosion the Air Force decided to take down the exhibited F-104G 7087 (FG-087) at the Air Force recreation Center at Agio Andreas, Zoumbery (St. Andrew), Greece
It was removed from its pole on July 27, 2013 and put aside; dump Elefsis February 2018 last noted; 7087 will most likely be dismantled and subsequently scrapped.

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