photo of TF-104G 28+21: picture wanted coded 28+21

F-104G 28+21 (no photo)

TF-104G, construction number 583F-5951, company model 583-10-20, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by Lockheed, Messerschmitt (ARGE-Süd) and VFW; assembled by Messerschmitt-Manching started April 24, 1967
code KE+109 assigned for Messerschmitt test flights on April 26, 1967; recoded KE+209 on July 24, 1967 due to code conflict
first flight on July 20, 1967; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date September 28, 1967 by BABwMTT
BB+124 WaSLw 10 at Jever AB delivery date on October 12, 1967
28+21 crashed October 9, 1968 into river Weser near Weddewarden after water contact while performing a "Barrel Roll" (CFIT),
both pilots were killed; written off November 4, 1968.

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