F-104G 26+54 JaboG 34 (FBW 34) at Memmingen AB

F-104G, construction number 683D-7314, company model 683-10-19, built by MBB (Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd) & VFW; assembly start at MBB-Manching June 29, 1971; assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 3; first flight September 16, 1971
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date November 12, 1971 by BABwMBB
attrition replacement aircraft in Fighterbomber version for the Luftwaffe under project "Ikarus"
26+54 JaboG 34 at Memmingen AB delivery date on November 17, 1971; 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 January 28, 1982 after engine failure due to ricochets after a rocket pass on Grafenwöhr Army Range,
touched treetops and crashed north-west of Sulzbach-Rosenberg, near Eckenricht (CFIT), pilot ejected safely
struck off charge order (AVA) September 20, 1982; the wreck was seen for many years at the Memmingen dump; no further information.

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