F-104G 22+37 JaboG 31 "Boelcke" Norvenich in January 1976

F-104G, construction number 683D-7115, model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly start at Messerschmitt-Manching August 23, 1963
assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 3; first flight May 15, 1964 coded KE+415; acceptance date by BABwMTT July 29, 1964
project "Diana" in Fighterbomber version (for JaboG 34) with installed Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
DD+107 JaboG 34 at Memmingen AB delivery date on August 6, 1964
DA+123 JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB on June 1, 1966; IRAN at SABCA on July 11, 1967 with 527 flight hours
22+37 back to JaboG 31 on March 29, 1968
IRAN at SABCA on June29, 1971 with 1135 flight hours; back to JaboG 31 on September 8, 1971; detachment Decimomannu AB on August 10, 1982
crashed October 20, 1982 at "Capo della Frasca" Range after engine failure due to a compressor stall, pilot ejected safely
2.792 flight hours, written off; struck off charge order (AVA) April 15, 1981.

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