Photo of F-104G 14886 4510th CCTW: wanted coded DC+254 or 67-14886

F-104G 14886 Luke AFB (no photo)

F-104G, construction number 683D-7023, model 683-10-19, US serial number 67-14886, built by Messerschmitt
assembly by Messerschmitt-Manching starting April 24, 1962 with parts from Lockheed; assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 1
test flight June 25, 1962 in Silver-finish colors and put into long term storage according "Project 21"
another test flight September 23, 1963 coded KE+323; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in April 1964
acceptance date May 22, 1964 by BABwMTT; LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) on June 1, 1964 for modifications and upgrading
DC+254 JaboG 33 at Buchel AB delivery date on July 15, 1964
according project "Columbus III" airlifted on February 26, 1967 to Lockheed-Burbank, USA with a Lockheed L-300 airfreighter
reassembled and test flown at Lockheed-Palmdale
 operated at Luke AFB by the 4510th CCTW (German shadow serial number 2154) in USAF Silver-finish colors coded 14886
crashed October 22, 1970 during practice gun firing on the dart at Gila Bend Range, Arizona after engine failure due to FOD from a jammed machine gun
after engine failure due to FOD from a jammed machine gun; USAF instructor pilot ejected safely; operated by the 69 TFTS; 928 flight hours
written off; taken from the Lw aircraft type roster on March 25, 1971.