Photo of F-104G VA+112: wanted coded KE+392 or VA+112

F-104G VA+112 (no photo)

F-104G, construction number 683D-7092, company model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 3; first flight July 23, 1963 
first flight July 25, 1963 coded KE+392; acceptance date by BABwMTT August 30, 1963
construction level "Zeus" as Fighterbomber (for MFG 1) with long range tanks installed,
"AS.30" and "Kormoran" wiring system and Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun as loose part
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in 1963; LwVersRgt 3 on September 3, 1963 for upgrading and modifications
VA+112 MFG 1 at Schleswig-Jagel AB delivery date on November 15, 1963
crashed on January 31, 1964 near Eckernförde after a midair collision with VA+111 (construction number 7091)
over Schleswig-Holstein at high altitude (33.000 feet); pilot ejected safely; VA+112 collided with the leader on his 1st training flight in the F-104G
struck off charge order (AVA) December 2, 1964.

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