F-104G 22+51 on display at Hannover Air Fair (ILA) 1976 with JG 71 "Richthofen" marks

F-104G, construction number 683D-7131, model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly by Messerschmitt-Manching starting October 30, 1963
assembly according contract lot 4; first flight February 4, 1964 coded KE+431 at Messerschmitt AG
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 29, 1964 by BABwMTT
DD+232 JaboG 34 at Memmingen AB delivery date on May 6, 1964
damaged beyond repair on July 11, 1966 due to over-G during pull-out on approach for landing
reason for the non normal approach was a malfunction in the oxygen system (incapacitated pilot); pilot was ok
aircraft was damaged beyond economical repair (DBR)
withdrawn from use 1966 and coded BF+007 as instructional airframe (GIA) to TSLw 1 at Kaufbeuren AB
22+51 struck off charge order (AVA) September 20, 1971
noted with the mobile exhibition "Unsere Luftwaffe" during ILA (Internationale Luftfahrtausstellung) at Hannover AP in 1974 and 1976
on March 14, 1975 as CCV-mock-up at MBB Ottobrunn, Munich; April 24, 1978 to MBB Manching AB as CCV instructional mock-up
instructional airframe with DASA April 1996 first noted; June 2006 noted
EADS company instructional airframe (GIA) October 2012 noted; with renamed Airbus Group March 2014 noted
displayed in the Airbus factory complex June 3, 2016 first noted; September 2018 last noted.

DASA: Daimler Chrysler Aerospace Aktiengesellschaft
EADS: European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company

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