F-104G 22+21 MFG 1 Jagel AB 1978

F-104G, construction number 683D-7094, company model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly in Fighterbomber version by Messerschmitt-Manching starting May 22, 1963 according contract lot 3
first flight August 12, 1963 coded KE+394; acceptance date September 27, 1963 by BABwMTT
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
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in 1963; LwVersRgt 3 at Manching AB on October 1, 1963 for modifications and upgradings
VA+114 MFG 1 at Schleswig-Jagel AB delivery date on May 6, 1964
22+21 Navy camouflage scheme "Norm 76" according tech order "TA-196-3" in 1970
withdrawn from use and stored at LwSchleuse 11 on October 27, 1981 with 2.448 flight hours in airworthy condition as attrition reserve aircraft; struck off charge order (AVA) August 22, 1983
MAP (Military Assistance Program) delivered to Hellenic Air Force on December 1, 1983 coded as "FG-094" with 116 Pterix at Araxos AB
crashed coded "FG-7094" on June 8, 1989 with 116 Pterix; during the landing at Araxos AFB the landing gear collapsed and the aircraft veered off from runway, the pilot ejected safely
no further information.

project "Zeus": 21 Fighterbomber from ARGE-Süd (MTT) for 1st Squadron of the Naval Air Wing 1 (MFG 1) at Schleswig-Jagel with long range tanks installed, 
AS.30 "Kormoran" wiring system and Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun as loose part.

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"FG-7094" June 8, 1989 Araxos AB