F-104G DD+256 JaboG 34 Memmingen AB 1964

F-104G, construction number 683D-7014, company model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by ARGE-Süd (South Group); assembly by Messerschmitt-Manching starting February 26, 1962 with parts from Lockheed
assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 0; first flight June 13, 1962 coded KE+314
long term storage at Messerschmitt under project "21" for one year; test flight by Messerschmitt on September 26, 1963
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" at Messerschmitt on July 30, 1964; acceptance date August 14, 1964 by BABwMTT
DD+369 JaboG 34 at Memmingen AB delivery date on August 24, 1964; recoded DD+256 on November 5, 1964
DA+112 JaboG 31 "Boelcke" at Norvenich AB on April 27, 1966
21+46 IRAN at SABCA on February 29, 1968 with 401 flight hours, back to JaboG 31 on April 11, 1968
crashed September 21, 1971 at Hauenhorst near Hopsten, Germany due to engine fire with smoke in the cockpit after a leak in the hydraulic system,
pilot ejected safely, written off; struck off charge order (AVA) November 30, 1971.

Project "21": 21 aircraft from the ARGE-Süd production were provided with long-term conservation for the purpose of later rearmament and parked at Manching. 
Later, when enough retrofit kits were available the aircraft were upgraded.

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