F-104G 23+81 JG 71 "Richthofen" at Soesterberg AB in October 1970

F-104G, construction number 683D-8081, 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; heavy 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withdrawn from use at LVR 1 on May 2, 1974 with 1.472 flight hours; tail to construction number 9012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  Hans Koning