Photo of F-104G VA+112: wanted coded KE+392 or VA+112

F-104G VA+112 (no photo)

F-104G, construction number 683D-7092, company model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 3 
first flight July 25, 1963 coded KE+392; acceptance date by BABwMTT August 30, 1963
construction level "Zeus" as Fighterbomber (for MFG 1) with long range tanks installed,
"AS.30" anti-ship missile wiring system and Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun as loose part
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in 1963; LwVersRgt 3 on September 3, 1963 for upgrading and modifications
VA+112 MFG 1 at Schleswig-Jagel AB delivery date on November 15, 1963
crashed on January 31, 1964 near Eckernförde after a midair collision with VA+111 (construction number 7091)
over Schleswig-Holstein at high altitude (33.000 feet); pilot ejected safely; VA+112 collided with the leader on his 1st training flight in the F-104G
struck off charge order (AVA) December 2, 1964.

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