F-104G DA+123 JaboG 31 at Decimomannu AB, Sardinia during weapon training camp in December 1964

F-104G, construction number 683D-7079, model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly by Messerschmitt-Manching starting January 29, 1963
assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 3; first flight July 11, 1963
manufactured according project "Loreley" as Fighterbomber with Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun installed and
long range tanks as loose parts; acceptance date by BABwMTT August 20, 1963 coded KE+379
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
LwVersRgt 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) at Manching AB on August 28, 1963 for upgrading  and modifications
DA+123 JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB delivery date on February 6, 1964; IRAN at SABCA May 11, 1966 with 295 flight hours
DF+123 to JaboG 36 at Hopsten AB on April 21, 1967
22+09 code change started on November 13, 1967; JaboG 34 at Memmingen AB on October 2, 1974
crashed on April 24, 1975 at Eggenthal, near Memmingen AB, aircraft had ground contact (CFIT) in a low-level formation turn
during practice formation for the Open Day, the pilot was killed; written off; struck off charge order (AVA) August 1, 1975.

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