F-104G 23+75 JG 71 "Richthofen" at Soesterberg AB in July 1968, during exchange with F-102 Delta Daggers from 32 FIS, USAFE

F-104G, construction number 683D-8074, model 683-10-19, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); Fokker factory construction number 10524; KG+174 first flight June 15, 1963 at Fokker-Schiphol
acceptance date by BABwFokker (RNAF-MTA) July 26, 1963
project "Roland" (for JG 71) in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version with "Wing Pylon Bomb Provision" modification
LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) at Manching AB on July 31, 1963 for modifications and storage
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in 1964; to Messerschmitt on September 16, 1964 for upgrading
planned code BB+243 for WaSLw 10 was not used; planned delivery to JG 71 was not executed
JD+253 JG 74 at Neuburg AB delivery date on April 14, 1965
JA+253 JG 71 on July 21, 1965; IRAN at SABCA on April 25, 1967 with 154 flight hours, back to JG 71 on June 23 1967
23+75 SABCA for IRAN on March 6, 1970, back to JG 71 on June 10, 1970; MBB on May 30, 1973
crashed on July 19, 1973 during MBB test flight due to broken left flap drive unit resulting in a split flap condition,
MBB pilot ejected safely near Manching AB; written off and scrapped at Elz, near Limburg in 1980.

copyright  Eric Tammer