F-104G DA+255 JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB in 1965

F-104G, construction number 7106, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly start at Messerschmitt-Manching July 16, 1963
assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 3; first flight October 8, 1963 coded KE+406
acceptance date by BABwMTT November 28, 1963; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; LwVersRgt 3 at Manching AB on December 3, 1963 for upgrading
DA+255 JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB delivery date on February 4, 1964; planned as VA+124 to MFG 1 on July 8, 1966, but not used
coded VA+104 to MFG 1 on January 26, 1967
22+29 emergency landing at Norvenich AB with open nozzle on June 11, 1969, repaired with forward fuselage of construction number 2053,
forward fuselage of construction number 7106 mounted to construction number 2053 as instructional airframe,
even though the major parts of the aircraft were from 2053 it was assigned the construction number 7106
Navy camouflage scheme "Norm 76" according tech order "TA-196-3" in December 1970
withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on September 9, 1981 with 2.434 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) October 26, 1981
MAP (Military Assistance Program) to Hellenic Air Force on November 9, 1981 coded "FG-106"; operated by the 116 Combat Wing, Araxos
coded FG-106 from 1986; in May 1990 noted; withdrawn from use on July 20, 1993; stored (dump) at Araxos August 18, 1993 noted
late 90s used as fire-fighting trainer at Araxos; finally fully burned in 2000; Summer 2000 remains were sold for scrap.

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