F-104G DA+112 JaboG 31 in early Silver-finish colors at Norvenich AB in 1962 

F-104G, construction number 683D-7004, company model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt
manufactured by ARGE-Süd (South Group); assembly by Messerschmitt-Manching starting October 18, 1961 with parts from Lockheed
assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 0; first flight May 3, 1962 coded KE+304
project "42" as Fighterbomber (for JaboG 31) with Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun installed and long range tanks as loose parts; acceptance date May 29, 1962 by BABwMTT in Silver-finish colors
DA+112 JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB delivery date on May 31, 1962; aircraft was damaged in early 1963 (reason unknown)
coded BF+112 instructional airframe with TSLw 1 (Technische Schule der Luftwaffe 1) at Kaufbeuren AB on March 4, 1963
coded 21+36 withdrawn from use on March 24, 1977; struck off charge order (AVA) March 24, 1977; used as decoy at JaboG 32 at Lechfeld AB
on display at Lechfeld barracks (Schwabstadl Kaserne) of JaboG 32 coded as "20+02" (with construction number 9045 on tail) and
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" on June 11, 1983; with training aid code "C003" noted in 1992; August 2010 noted
on pole at Lechfeld AB (Lechfeldkaserne) August 2011 with Militärgeschichtliche Sammlung Lechfeld (MGSL) first noted; April 2022 last noted.

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