F-104G DC+113 JaboG 33 at Buchel AB 1964

F-104G, construction number 683-2067, company model 683-10-19, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Group USA (ARGE-USA); Lockheed assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 7
flight test release May 7, 1962; Lockheed test flights with register number coded "167" only; coded KF+142 accepted by BABwLockheed on unknown date
Lockheed delivery date August 27, 1962 in Silver-finish colors; coded KF+142 for TACAN system trials at Palmdale in 1962
airlifted to Germany on September 4, 1962 with 32 flight hours; Messerschmitt reassambly and test flight October 27, 1962
project "Loreley" as Fighterbomber (for JaboG 33) with Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun installed and long range tanks as loose parts
DC+113 JaboG 33 at Buchel AB delivery date on December 13, 1962; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in 1965
20+58 JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB on September 25, 1980
midair collision during frequency change with 21+43 (construction number 7011) on December 4, 1980 during diversion to RAF Wildenrath
emergency landing at RAF Wildenrath, aircraft was badly damaged beyond economical repair; pilot was unhurt
struck off charge order (AVA) July 24, 1981; instructional airframe (GIA) in apprentice shop at JaboG 33 on September 17, 1981
on display at JaboG 33 in November 1986 coded "30+33" (for "30" years of JaboG "33")
noted coded as "30+33" in September 1992 with training aid code "C008"; BDRT airframe September 7, 1996 last noted; scrapped.

It had a midair collision with 21+43 (construction number 7011) due to bad weather. They overshoot RAFG Wildenrath
during the first approach and on downwind the 20+58 flew into the rear end of 21+43. The latter lost its tail end and crashed
into a field near Erkelenz. The 20+58 landed safe at Wildenrath but was it was written-off after all. The pilot was unhurt.
The pilot of 21+43 escaped in time

copyright  Peter von Stackelberg