F-104G DA+241 JaboG 31 1967

F-104G, construction number 683D-7034, company model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd) with parts from Lockheed; assembly by Messerschmitt-Manching starting June 13, 1962
assembly in Fighterbomber version according lot 1 first flight October 1, 1962 coded KE+334; acceptance date on April 24, 1963 by BABwMTT
project "Replace" with modification as Fighterbomber (for JaboG 31) with Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun installed and long range tanks as loose parts
DA+241 JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB delivery date on April 24, 1963 in Silver-finish colors; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in 1964
21+65 landing accident on April 15, 1982 at Beja AB, Portugal by hitting the runway with the aircraft tail
transported to Norvenich AB and repaired; withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on February 3, 1983 with 3.034 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) July 19, 1983
MAP (Military Assistance Program) to Turkish Air Force (TuAF serial number 62-7034) on December 29, 1983; coded "6-034" with 6.AJU in 1984
coded "9-034" with 192 Filo of 9.AJU at Balikesir AB noted 1988; withdrawn from use and stored April 13, 1992; CFE cut up and scrapped at Eskisehir AB (1.Air Supply and Maintenance Center) July 7, 1995.

Project "Replace": 21 aircrafts (partly with and partly without test flights) were stored with a long-term preservation for the purpose 
of a later upgrade and transfer to the BABwMTT for storage at Manching AB. 19 aircraft were later upgraded when enough retrofit kits were available

copyright © Peter Doll

DA+241 JaboG 31 during system tests 1963
(copyright © Peter Lerche)