F-104G 23+12 MFG 2 during "Bulls Eye" exercise at Sola AB, Norway 1975

F-104G, construction number 683D-7195, model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly by Messerschmitt-Manching starting October 21, 1964
assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 7; first flight March 12, 1965 coded KE+495
modification level "Prince" as Fighterbomber (for MFG 2) 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"
acceptance date by BABwMTT May 25, 1965
VB+238 MFG 2 at Eggebek AB delivery date on June 3, 1965; to MFG 1 in June 1967
heavy damaged on June 21, 1967; aircraft steered intentionally off the runway to avoid a collision causing the left main landing gear to collapse
repaired by Messerschmitt and back to MFG 2 on July 8, 1968
23+12 Navy camouflage scheme "Norm 76" according tech order "TA-196-3" in 1972
withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on October 26, 1981; struck off charge order (AVA) December 9, 1981
with 2.047 flight hours to Hellenic Air Force on December 9, 1981 coded as "FG-7195" with 116.Pterix (Wing) at Araxos AB
coded as "FG-195" seen later; withdrawn from use 1993
stored Agrinion AB in 2000, stored Agrinion AB in September 2005; November 2014 last noted.

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