F-104G DF+104 JaboG 36 at Twenthe AB in 1966

F-104G, construction number 683D-7046, company model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); 1st complete assembled aircraft by Messerschmitt
assembly start by Messerschmitt-Manching August 17, 1962; assembly in Fighterbomber version according lot 2
acceptance date by BABwMTT on October 9, 1962 coded KE+346 without test flight; preserved in long-term storage for 3 years under project "21"
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in 1964; modified and test flown September 16, 1965; acceptance date on November 16, 1965 by BABwMTT
DF+104 JaboG 36 at Hopsten AB delivery date on November 25, 1965
21+77 IRAN at Messerschmitt on November 15, 1968, back to JaboG 36 on June 19, 1969
crashed August 27, 1969 shortly after take-off from Hopsten AB due to engine failure caused by an open nozzle, pilot did not eject and was killed
written off; struck off charge order (AVA) April 8, 1970.

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