F-104G 22+66 JaboG 31 1968

F-104G, construction number 683D-7147, company model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly start at Messerschmitt-Manching February 18, 1964
assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 5; first flight April 8, 1964 coded KE+447
project "Diana" in Fighterbomber version (for JaboG 34) with installed M61 20 mm Vulcan machine gun
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date on June 16, 1964 by BABwMTT
DD+248 JaboG 34 at Memmingen AB delivery date on June 23, 1964
DA+110 JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB on April 27, 1966
22+66 crashed on March 3, 1977 near Stroobos/Kollum, Netherlands due to a "Compressor Stall" during a low level training mission,
reason for the stall was a forgotten safety pin; pilot ejected safely, but was badly injured; struck off charge order (AVA) June 16, 1977.

note: under the extreme wind conditions his parachute was "caught" by a little bridge, after the storm had dragged him several hundred meters

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