F-104G 22+28 MFG 1 with anti-ship missiles at Jagel AB 1975

F-104G, construction number 683D-7103, company model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly start at Messerschmitt-Manching July 3, 1963; assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 3; first flight September 20, 1963 coded KE+403
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date December 20, 1963 by BABwMTT; LwVersRgt 3 at Manching AB on January 8, 1964 for modifications
DA+258 JaboG 31 "Boelcke" at Norvenich AB delivery date on February 4, 1964; heavily damaged during landing accident at Norvenich AB on March 2, 1966; transferred on paper to MFG 1 on August 15, 1966
repaired at Messerschmitt and acceptance date December 21, 1966 by BABwMTT; planned code VA+123 was not used
VA+115 to MFG 1 at Schleswig-Jagel AB on March 7, 1967
22+28 Navy camouflage scheme "Norm 76" according tech order "TA-196-3" in 1970
crashed September 20, 1975 during emergency landing at Skrydstrup AB, Denmark due to open nozzle, pilot ejected safely over the runway
after arresting barrier failed to catch the aircraft; written off; struck off charge order (AVA) February 16, 1976.

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