F-104G 21+55 preserved at Hassfurt airstrip 2020

F-104G, construction number 683D-7024, company model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly by Messerschmitt-Manching starting May 2, 1962 with parts from Lockheed
assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 1; acceptance date by BABw MTT on July 30, 1962 and put into long term storage according project "21"
upgrading to the highest technical level; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in October 1964; test flight July 21, 1965 coded KE+324
acceptance date August 19, 1965 by BABw MTT
DB+103 JaboG 32 at Lechfeld AB delivery date on August 26, 1965
21+55 visited Leeuwarden AB on May 7, 1975; at TAM 1980 at Ramstein AB from June 20, until July 3, 1980
withdrawn from use and stored at LwSchleuse 11 on April 16, 1982 with 2.870 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) October 2, 1984
as BDRT (Battle Damage Repair Trainer) airframe with Lw Werft 62 at Jever AB in late 1985 with training aid code "C077"; last noted July 27, 1999
preserved "Flying Legends" collection at Grossenhain (a former East German AB) near Dresden in March 2001; April 14, 2006 last noted
preserved Hassfurt (EDQT), 50 km north west of Nuernberg, on September 15, 2006 noted; February 2014 noted
April 12, 2014 temporary displayed at art exhibition in Karlsruhe, Germany (Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie (ZKM)) from April to November
February 2020 last noted (weathered).

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50° 1'4.81"N 10°31'33.20"E