F-104G DA+242 JaboG 31 Norvenich AB 1965

F-104G, construction number 683D-7035, model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd) with parts from Lockheed; assembly by Messerschmitt-Manching starting June 25, 1962
assembly in Fighterbomber version according lot 1; first flight December 4, 1962 coded KE+335
project "Replace" with modification as Fighterbomber (for JaboG 31) with Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun installed and long range tanks as loose parts
acceptance date on April 26, 1963 by BABwMTT
DA+242 JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB delivery date on May 2, 1963 in Silver-finish colors; JaboG 34 assigned on April 25, 1966
IRAN at SABCA April 1, 1966 with 465 flight hours; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in 1966 at SABCA
DD+128 delivered to JaboG 34 on January 19, 1967
21+66 crashed on March 5, 1969 at Mettenberg near Bieberach, Germany during a functional test flight after engine failure
due to broken rotor blade in the compressor; pilot ejected safely, struck off charge order (AVA) October 28, 1969.

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