F-104G 24+30 JG 74 landing after a QRA (Quick Reaction Alert) mission at Neuburg AB

RF-104G, construction number 683D-8173, company model 683-04-10, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); first flight November 2, 1963 coded KG+273 at Fokker-Schiphol
RF-104G photoreconnaissance version modification according project "Recce" at Avio Diepen on November 2, 1963
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date February 7, 1964 by BABwFokker (RNAF-MTA)
LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) at Manching AB on February 14, 1964 for modifications
EA+252 AG 51 at Ingolstadt-Manching AB delivery date on April 30, 1964; recoded EA+233 on May 13, 1964; AG 51 relocated to Bremgarten AB in 1969
24+30 conversion to AWX (All Weather Fighter) version F-104G by LVR 3 at Manching in 1971; JG 74 at Neuburg AB on June 22, 1971
crashed on May 31, 1972 NW of Augsburg during Air Combat Maneuvering (ACM),
aircraft handling resulted in an out of control situation at about 15.000 feet and pilot ejected safely at about 10.000 feet
written off; struck off charge order (AVA) May 31, 1972.

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