F-104G VA+129 Marinefliegergeschwader 1 (MFG 1) at Manching 1964

F-104G, construction number 683D-7153, company model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly start at Messerschmitt-Manching February 13, 1964; first flight April 27, 1964 coded KE+453
assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 5; acceptance date June 24, 1964 by BABwMTT
project "Yoga" as Fighterbomber (for MFG 1) with "AS.30" anti ship missile delivery system, Sidewinder missile launch rails and long range tanks
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
VA+129 MFG 1 at Schleswig-Jagel AB delivery date on July 1, 1964; damaged in a heavy storm February 23, 1967 and repaired at MFG 1
22+72 Navy camouflage scheme "Norm 76" according tech order "TA-196-3" in 1970; stored LwSchleuse 11 on October 22, 1981
in airworthy condition as attrition reserve aircraft (preservation according tech order "TA 1485")
withdrawn from use at LwVersRgt 1 at Erding AB on August 4, 1983 with 2.406 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) August 22, 1983
MAP (Military Assistance Program) to Hellenic AF on December 1, 1983 coded as "FG-7153" to 335th Mira of 116th Pterix
crashed April 23, 1991 when during the landing the nose gear collapsed and the plane run off the runway, the pilot ejected safely
stored coded "FG-153" at Araxos AB 1995 noted; dump September 2017 last noted.

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