F-104G 23+47 JG 74 (FW 74) at Decimomannu AB

F-104G, construction number 683D-8026, model 683-10-19, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); assembled with Lockheed produced parts at Fokker-Schiphol
first flight November 16, 1962 coded KG+126 in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version under project "Green Hill" (for JG 71)
acceptance date by BABwFokker (RNAF-MTA) February 12, 1963
DA+123 JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB delivery date on March 28, 1963 in Silver-finish colors
to Weserflug for additional maintenance on March 30, 1963; back to JaboG 31 ob April 10, 1963
JA+113 JG 71 on July 17, 1963; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in March 1965 at VFW
back to JG 71 on April 23, 1965; VFW for upgrading on January 5, 1966; coded JD+254 for JG 74 accepted by BABwVFW on March 7, 1966
IRAN at SABCA on September 16, 1966 with 257 flight hours; back to JG 74 on November 29, 1966
23+47 coded in March 1968; withdrawn from use with 1.691 flight hours at LVR 1 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 1) December 17, 1974
struck off charge order December 4, 1973, instructional airframe coded "21+04" with LVR 1 on December 17, 1974
decoy at JaboG 32 on November 4, 1976; on pole with 4.ATAF Headquarters, Heidelberg on May 18, 1981
coded 23+47 on pole LVR 4 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 4) at Mosbach in on May 25, 1993; April 2011 last noted
May 30, 2011 at Museum für Zivil- und Wehrtechnik Uffenheim, near Würzburg
(on loan from Luftwaffenmuseum der Bundeswehr Berlin-Gatow); displayed on pole in 2012; March 2017 last noted.

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