F-104G 20+98 JG 74 (Jagdgeschwader 74)

F-104G, construction number 683D-6619, company model 683-10-19, built by FIAT (Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino)
manufactured by Italian Group (ARGE-Italien); first flight July 13, 1964 at FIAT, Turin-Caselle coded KC+130
acceptance date by BABwFIAT on September 4, 1964 in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) at Manching AB on September 14, 1964 for modifications
JD+244 JG 74 at Neuburg AB delivery date on November 12, 1964 at Neuburg AB
20+98 MFG 2 at Eggebek AB on July 12, 1974, withdrawn from use at LVR 1 at Erding AB on November 2, 1976 with 1.586 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) June 20, 1974
as decoy "22+03" with tail of construction number 6607 (MARINE marks) at Lechfeld AB, seen in September 1980
instructional airframe at ABC-School in Jägerkaserne at Sonthofen 1983-2004
'22+03' was transferred October 23, 2004 from Sonthofen to the Memmingen Airbase and stored in a aircraft shelter
owner is now the "Starfighter-Staffel-Memmingen" (SSMM), section of the Traditionsgemeinschaft Jagdbombergeschwader 34 "Allgäu" Memmingen
restoration coded as "20+05" in Norm83 "Lizard" camouflage scheme in the year 2005; preserved coded as "20+05" on July 2, 2006 at Memmingen Airport
Fliegergeschichtliche Museum of Traditionsgemeinschaft Jagdbombergeschwader 34 "Allgäu" (TG JaboG 34); June 2023 last noted.

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