F-104G DC+236 JaboG 33 1963

F-104G, construction number 683-2085, model 683-10-19, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Group USA (ARGE-USA); flight test release May 7, 1962 at Lockheed; assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 7
flown with register number "185" for test flights; coded KF+160 for delivery
airlifted to Germany July 20, 1962 with 18 flight hours with a Canadair CL-44D airfreighter of "Flying Tiger Line"
at Messerschmitt for reassembly and first flight August 8, 1962; acceptance date September 7, 1962 by BABwMTT
DC+236 JaboG 33 at Buchel AB delivery date September 12, 1962 in Silver-finish colors
DR+236 on March 11, 1963 for the systems improvement according project "Balance" at LPR 1 (Luftwaffenparkregiment 1) at Erding AB
back at Buchel AB on April 16, 1963 coded DC+236 again
crashed during a Low Level mission on October 16, 1964 at Dolleren, near Mulhouse, France after "Engine fire" warning and
subsequent heavy vibrations and explosion in the engine compartment, aircraft became uncontrollable, pilot ejected safely
written off; struck off charge order (AVA) August 10, 1966.

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photo below: October 16.1964 pilot Hptm Rentel, CO 331 squadron is inspecting the crash site