F-104G 22+78 Marinefliegergeschwader 1 (MFG 1) in the 70s

F-104G, construction number 683D-7160, company model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly start at Messerschmitt-Manching March 13, 1964
assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 6; first flight June 12, 1964 coded KE+460; acceptance date July 28, 1964 by BABwMTT
modification level "Yoga" as Fighterbomber (for MFG 1) with "AS.30" and "Kormoran" anti-ship missile delivery system,
Sidewinder missile launch rails and long range tanks; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
VA+136 MFG 1 at Schleswig-Jagel AB delivery date on July 30, 1964
22+78 JaboG 34 at Memmingen AB on February 19, 1968; MFG 1 on January 23, 1969; Navy camouflage scheme "Norm 76" according tech order "TA-196-3" in 1971
crashed with MFG 1 on September 22, 1980 near Groenerup, 50 km south of Aalborg, Denmark,
the aircraft hit the ground during a simulated attack (CFIT); pilot did not eject and was killed; written off; struck off charge order (AVA) December 4, 1980.

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