F-104G DC+126 JaboG 33 in clean configuration 1964

F-104G, construction number 683D-7071, company model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly by Messerschmitt-Manching starting December 6, 1962
assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 3; first flight May 30, 1963 coded KE+371; acceptance date by BABwMTT on June 26, 1963 in Silver-finish colors
project "Loreley" as Fighterbomber (for JaboG 33) with Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun installed and long range tanks as loose parts
DC+126 JaboG 33 at Buchel AB delivery date July 1, 1963
crashed June 29, 1965 after lightning strike during high level flight at night time over France and subsequent loss of cabin pressure and instrument lights
pilot got disorientated and ejected at about 12.000 feet; struck off charge order (AVA) November 3, 1966.

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

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