F-104G 22+39 JaboG 34 (FBW 34) at "Tactical Weapon Meet" (TWM74) at CFB Sollingen May 28, 1974

F-104G, construction number 683D-7117, company model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly in Fighterbomber version at Messerschmitt-Manching September 2, 1963 according contract lot 4
first flight February 5, 1964 coded KE+417; 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"; acceptance date April 22, 1964 by BABwMTT
DD+109 JaboG 34 at Memmingen AB delivery date on April 27, 1964
22+39 code change start on November 13, 1967; operated with flightdate and crash recorder LEADS 200 according tech order "TA-1411"
EL-70/EL-73 Electronic Counter Measure (ECM) system was installed in the weapon system in the late 70s with tech order "TA-FL1191"
heavily damaged on August 14, 1986 during emergency landing at Hopsten AB after engine failure due to compressor stall,
aircraft took the barrier after drag chute failure with 200 kts; damaged beyond economical repair (DBR)
BDRT airframe at Hopsten in August 1986 with training aid code "C075"; struck off charge order (AVA) October 8, 1986; scrapped 1995 at Hopsten AB
was subsequently cut in 3 parts due to CFE-agreements; stored in 3 pieces at Baarlo with BMW garage of Piet Smedts in 1995; tail on construction number 8075
scrapped in May 2003 by local scrapdealer.

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