F-104G DC+108 JaboG 33 April 23, 1965

F-104G, construction number 683D-7045, company model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt
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
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withdrawn from use and struck off charge order (AVA) December 4, 1973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 1974 last noted; no further information; scrapped.

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