F-104G VA+111 MFG 1 1963

F-104G, construction number 683D-7091, model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly by Messerschmitt-Manching starting May 8, 1963
assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 3; first flight July 23, 1963 coded KE+391
acceptance date August 22, 1963 by BABwMTT
construction level "Zeus" as Fighterbomber (for MFG 1) with long range tanks installed, AS.30 and "Kormoran" wiring system and
Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun as loose part; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
LwVersRgt 3 on August 27, 1963 for modifications
VA+111 MFG 1 at Schleswig-Jagel AB delivery date on November 15, 1963
crashed January 31, 1964 near Leck after a midair collision with VA+112 (construction number 7092)
over Schleswig-Holstein at high altitude (33.000 feet), pilot ejected to safety; written off; struck off charge order (AVA) December 2, 1964.

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