F-104G DD+123 JaboG 34; note the M-61 gun muzzle opening being faired over

F-104G, construction number 683D-7009, model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt
manufactured by ARGE-Süd (South Group); assembly by Messerschmitt at Manching starting January 9, 1962 with parts from Lockheed
assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 0; first flight by Messerschmitt June 14, 1962 coded KE+309
acceptance date July 26, 1962 by BABwMTT; long term storage on July 26, 1962 under project "Project 21"
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; at Messerschmitt for modification in 1965
test flight on April 26, 1965 at Messerschmitt; acceptance date August 3, 1965 by BABwMTT
DD+123 JaboG 34 at Memmingen AB delivery date on August 6, 1965
21+41 IRAN at SABCA on March 8, 1972, back to JaboG 34 on May 2, 1972
operated with flightdate and crash recorder LEADS 200 according tech order "TA 1411"
crashed August 2, 1977 after midair collision with a glider during a radar low level navigation mission near Bad Neuenahr
pilot ejected safely; written off; struck off charge order (AVA) January 19, 1978.

Pilot of the glider survived badly injured using his parachute.

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