F-104G 24+58 JaboG 31 at Norvenich in April 1974

RF-104G, construction number 683D-8206, company model 683-04-10, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); KG+306 first flight January 15, 1964 at Fokker-Schiphol
to Weserflug in January 1964 for RF-104G modifications according project "Recce"; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
acceptance date by BABwFokker (RNAF-MTA) April 21, 1964; LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) at Manching AB on May 6, 1964 for modifications
EB+109 AG 51 at Ingolstadt-Manching AB delivery date on September 3, 1965; AG 52 at Leck AB on November 7, 1966
24+58 IRAN at SABCA on May 22, 1969 with 756 flight hours, back to AG 52 on July 8, 1969
heavily damaged on August 5, 1969 at Leck AB due to fire caused by a leak in the hydraulic lines
repaired by Messerschmitt and back to AG 52 on August 20, 1970; JaboG 36 at Hopsten AB on June 9, 1971
November 1971 modified to Fighterbomber version F-104G at LVR 1; June 29, 1972 to JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB; JaboG 33 at Buchel AB on February 3, 1981
EL-70/EL-73 Electronic Counter Measure (ECM) system was installed in the weapon system in the late 70s with tech order "TA-FL1191"
crashed July 6, 1981 after engine failure due to birdstrike near Steigerbach, district Hohenlohe, pilot ejected safely; written off; struck off charge order (AVA) January 18, 1982.

Project "Recce": included 66 RF-104G from ARGE-Nord, which were converted to RF-104G before delivery. 
They were mainly intended for the second squadron of WaSLw 10, AG 51, AG 52 and project Columbus

copyright  Helmut Baumann