F-104G 22+19 MFG 1 landing with drag chute at Soesterberg AB August 1981

F-104G, construction number 683D-7090, model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly by Messerschmitt-Manching starting May 6, 1963
assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 3; first flight July 25, 1963 coded KE+390
acceptance date August 16, 1963 by BABwMTT
construction level "Zeus" as Fighterbomber (for MFG 1) with long range tanks installed, AS.30 and "Kormoran" wiring system and
Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun as loose part; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
LwVersRgt 3 at Manching AB on August 20.1963 for modifications
VA+110 MFG 1 at Schleswig-Jagel AB delivery date on January 27, 1964
22+19 Navy camouflage scheme "Norm 76" according tech order "TA-196-3" in 1969
stored at LwSchleuse 11 on October 22, 1981 with 2.583 flight hours
withdrawn from use at LwVersRgt 1 on August 4, 1983; struck off charge order (AVA) August 22, 1983
to Hellenic Air Force on October 26, 1983 coded as "FG-7090"
with 335 Mira (Squadron) of 116 Pterix (Wing) at Araxos AB, 1989 coded "FG-090"
withdrawn from use and last flight from 116 CW to 132 CG (Agrinion HAF Detachment) on April 7, 1993
dropped from the inventory on July 20, 1993 and stored Agrinion AB (LGAG); stored Agrinion AB 2003 last noted
October 20, 2003 the HAF approved its movement to Delvinaki Municipality in the Ioannina area, district of Epirus
March 29, 2004 it was transported to KEA Hellinikon for maintenance
preserved near Delvinaki, Ioannina Prefecture, northwest Greece, 10 km E of the Albanian border, April 2005 first noted; October 2007 noted; July 2017 last noted.

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