F-104G 26+77 MFG 2 flying in "Tactical formation"

F-104G, construction number 683D-7423, company model 683-10-19, built by MBB
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd) & VFW; assembly start by MBB-Manching on February 1, 1972
first flight April 12, 1972 at MBB; assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 8
manufactured as attrition replacement aircraft; modification level "Neptun" as Fighterbomber (for German Navy) with AS.30 "Kormoran" anti-ship missile delivery system
Navy camouflage scheme "Norm 76" according tech order "TA-196-3"; acceptance date June 28, 1972 by GPS-MBB
26+77 MFG 2 at Eggebek AB delivery date on June 30, 1972
crashed into the sea on June 2, 1977 during a practice weapon delivery mission at Terschelling Range, Netherlands (CFIT), pilot was killed
written off; struck off charge order (AVA) June 8, 1977.

"Neptun" 36 F-104G Fighterbomber for the Navy with built-in AS.30 "Kormoran" anti-ship missile delivery wiring system.

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