F-104G DB+130 JaboG 32 in 1967

F-104G, construction number 683D-7045, company model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd) with parts from Lockheed; assembly start in Fighterbomber version at Messerschmitt-Manching August 10, 1962
first flight April 4, 1963 coded KE+345; acceptance date on June 21, 1963 by BABwMTT with 10:15 flight hours
project "Loreley" as Fighterbomber (for JaboG 33) with Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun installed and long range tanks as loose parts
DC+108 JaboG 33 at Buchel AB delivery date on June 29, 1963 in Silver-finish colors
DB+130 JaboG 32 at Lechfeld AB in April 1966; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in 1966
21+76 heavily damaged on April 4, 1973 after the aircraft caught on fire during maintenance work at Decimomannu AB
withdrawn from use and struck off charge order (AVA) December 4, 1973; as decoy "20+06" at Lechfeld 1989 last noted; no further information; scrapped.

Project "Loreley": to equip 42 Fighterbomber for the second wing designated to be converted being JaboG 33 (FBW 33) at Büchel AB.

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