F-104G 22+72 Marinefliegergeschwader 1 (MFG 1) at Soesterberg AB in April 1972

F-104G, construction number 683D-7153, model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly start at Messerschmitt-Manching February 13, 1964; first flight April 27, 1964 coded KE+453
assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 5; acceptance date June 24, 1964 by BABwMTT
modification level "Yoga" as Fighterbomber (for MFG 1) with AS.30 and "Kormoran" anti-ship missile delivery system,
Sidewinder missile launch rails and long range tanks; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
VA+129 MFG 1 at Schleswig-Jagel AB delivery date on July 1, 1964; damaged in a heavy storm February 23, 1967 and repaired at MFG 1
22+72 Navy camouflage scheme "Norm 76" according tech order "TA-196-3" in 1970
stored LwSchleuse 11 on October 22, 1981 in airworthy condition as attrition reserve aircraft (preservation according tech order "TA 1485")
withdrawn from use LwVersRgt 1 on August 4, 1983 with 2.406 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) August 22, 1983
to Hellenic AF on December 1, 1983 coded as "FG-7153" to 335th Mira of 116th Pterix
crashed April 23, 1991 when during landing the nose gear collapsed and the plane run off the runway, the pilot ejected safely
stored coded "FG-153" at Araxos AB 1995 noted; October 2014 last noted.

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