F-104G 22+48 JaboG 34 Memmingen AB in August 1981

F-104G, construction number 683D-7126, company model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly by Messerschmitt-Manching starting October 9, 1963
assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 4; first flight May 27, 1964 coded KE+426; acceptance date by BABwMTT June 24, 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+118 JaboG 34 at Memmingen AB delivery date on June 30, 1964
22+48 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"
crashed on August 4, 1982 near Breitenbrunn, county Neumarkt/Oberpfalz after engine failure (stall)
due to a lost maintenance door on the left forward fuselage sucked into the engine; pilot ejected safely; written off; struck off charge order (AVA) December 17, 1982.

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