F-104G 23+41 JaboG 31 returning to homebase Norvenich in July 1974

F-104G, construction number 683D-8019, company model 683-10-19, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); assembled with Lockheed produced parts at Fokker-Schiphol; KG+119 first flight August 24, 1962
acceptance date by BABwFokker (RNAF-MTA) March 18, 1963 in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version under project "Green Hill" (for JG 71)
leased to RNLAF on April 18, 1963 until July 24, 1963 for the OCU at Twenthe AB coded KG-119
JA+107 JG 71 at Wittmund AB delivery date on July 24, 1963 in Silver-finish colors; accident in 1964 and repaired by Messerschmitt
stored and in December 1964 modified to Fighterbomber version; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
DF+111 JaboG 36 at Hopsten AB on June 30, 1965
23+41 IRAN at SABCA on July 12, 1968 with 484 flight hours, back to JaboG 36 on April 18, 1969; JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB on January 24, 1974
crashed September 9, 1974 during a night low level mission east of Zülpich, Germany due to engine failure after compressor stall (FOD: screw in the engine)
pilot ejected safely; written off, struck off charge order (AVA) November 18, 1974.

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