F-104G 23+81 JG 71 "Richthofen" 1973

F-104G, construction number 683D-8081, company model 683-10-19, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); first flight June 7, 1963 coded KG+181
project "Roland" (for JG 71) in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version with "Wing Pylon Bomb Provision" modification
acceptance date June 27, 1963 by BABwFokker (RNAF-MTA); LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) on July 17.1963 for modifications and storage
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" on January 30, 1964 at Messerschmitt
JA+103 JG 71 at Wittmund AB delivery date on July 16, 1964; heavily damaged February 16, 1965 during take off at Wittmund AB
repaired by Messerschmitt July 9, 1965, back to JG 71 on June 20, 1966
23+81 IRAN at SABCA on January 31, 1969 with 634 flight hours, back to JG 71 on September 8, 1969
withdrawn from use at LVR 1 at Erding AB on May 2, 1974 with 1.472 flight hours; tail to construction number 9012
struck off charge order (AVA) December 4, 1973; send to scrap dealer August Kutter at Memmingen in December 1978 after it was found on the dump at Erding AB for many years.

copyright  Wolfgang Hubrich