Photo of F-104G 23+63: picture wanted coded 23+63

F-104G 23+63 (no photo)

F-104G, construction number 683D-8046, company model 683-10-19, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); KG+146 first flight December 17, 1962 at Fokker-Schiphol
acceptance date April 10, 1963 by BABwFokker in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version under project "Green Hill" (for JG 71) with 4 flight hours
JA+241 JG 71 at Wittmund AB delivery date on July 7, 1963 in Silver-finish colors
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in September 1964, back to JG 71 October 27, 1964
23+63 crashed on March 18, 1971 during approach to Wittmund AB north of Aurich after overstressing the aircraft,
aircraft reached an extreme bank angle when the pilot ejected too late, pilot was killed; written off
struck off charge order (AVA) August 23, 1973.

copyright  Karl Ascherl