F-104G VB+236 MFG 2 from Eggebek mid 60s
F-104G, construction number 683D-7193, company model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by ARGE-Süd (South Group); assembly by Messerschmitt-Manching starting October 9, 1964
assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 7; first flight January 15, 1965 coded KE+493; acceptance date by BABwMTT April 15, 1965
modification level "Prince" as Fighterbomber (for MFG 2) with "AS.30" anti-ship missile delivery system, Sidewinder missile launch rails and long range tanks
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
VB+236 MFG 2 at Eggebek AB delivery date on April 30, 1965
23+10 crashed into the North Sea on December 12, 1968 during a "Sea Low Level" flight after engine failure due to a birdstrike (seagull)
pilot ejected but was drowned and never found; struck off charge order (AVA) March 7, 1969.

Project "Prince": 25 Fighterbomber for the 2. Staffel (Squadron) of MFG 2 at Eggebek with built-in Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun, 
AS.30 "Kormoran" anti-ship missile delivery wiring system, long-distance tanks and Sidewinder launchers as loose equipment.

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