F-104G DC+110 JaboG 33 at Chaumont AB, France during AFCENT Tactical Weapons Meet in June 1965

F-104G, construction number 683D-7052, company model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly start by Messerschmitt-Manching September 14, 1962
assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 2; first flight March 25, 1963 coded KE+352
project "Loreley" as Fighterbomber (for JaboG 33) with Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun installed and long range tanks as loose parts
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date September 23, 1963 by BABwMTT
DC+110 JaboG 33 at Buchel AB delivery date on October 3, 1963 (first camouflaged F-104 for JaboG 33 called "Lumumba")
IRAN at SABCA October 4, 1966 with 600 flight hours, back to JaboG 33 on May 22, 1967
21+83 to LVR 1 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 1) on May 24, 1976 and stored in airworthy condition; withdrawn from use 1981
struck off charge order (AVA) October 29, 1981; used for spares (ETG:Ersatzteilgewinnung); last noted stored in Manching in March 1982; fuselage scrapped
cockpit displayed in canteen building of Kaserne, Neuburg of JG 74; July 2007 first noted
display in Kaserne-Neuburg of JG 74 at Neuburg in May 2013; May 2018 illustrating a Martin Baker GQ-7A ejection seat sequence; May 2022 last noted.

JG 74 renamed Taktisches Luftwaffengeschwader 74 (TaktLwG 74) on October 1, 2013

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