F-104G KE+326 Messerschmitt factory ramp in 1965

F-104G, construction number 683D-7026, company model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly by Messerschmitt-Manching starting May 16, 1962 with parts from Lockheed
assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 1
coded KE+326 July 30, 1962 without test flight put into long term storage according project "21"
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in September 1964
test flight at Messerschmitt May 10, 1965 coded KE+326; acceptance date August 31, 1965 by BABwMTT
DD+252 JaboG 34 at Memmingen AB delivery date on September 2, 1965
21+57 WaSLw 10 at Jever AB on July 22, 1969; JaboG 34 at Memmingen AB on May 14, 1971
operated with flightdate and crash recorder LEADS 200 according tech order "TA-1411"
crashed on March 3, 1978 near Erding AB after problems with the engine oil system, it resulted in an engine failure on short final at Erding AB
pilot ejected safely; written off with 1.997 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) November 2, 1978.

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