F-104G 23+61 JG 71 Wittmund AB

F-104G, construction number 683D-8043, company model 683-10-19, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); first flight February 25, 1963 coded KG+143 at Fokker-Schiphol
acceptance date April 25, 1963 by BABwFokker in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version under project "Green Hill" (for JG 71) with 4 flight hours
JA+239 JG 71 at Wittmund AB delivery date on July 12, 1963 in Silver-finish colors; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in June 1964
June 21, 1965 711 squadron rotation with 322 squadron RNLAF; IRAN and upgrading at SABCA on September 23, 1965 with 277 flight hours, back to JG 71 on October 24, 1966
23+61 JaboG 36 at Hopsten AB on January 21, 1974; JG 74 at Neuburg AB on March 29, 1974; JaboG 33 at Buchel AB on July 31, 1974
ErpSt 61 at Manching AB on July 21, 1975; JaboG 33 on September 23, 1975; to VFW for overall on November 29, 1980; withdrawn from use due to a missing keel spar
struck off charge order (AVA) October 29, 1981, used for spare parts (ETG:Ersatzteilgewinnung); scrapped.

copyright  Klaas Folkersma