F-104G 24+63 Jagdgeschwader 74 (JG 74) at RAF Gutersloh in June 1973

F-104G, construction number 683D-8212, model 683-10-19, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); first flight February 1, 1964 in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version coded KG+312
acceptance date April 10, 1964 by BABwFokker (RNAF-MTA); camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) on April 15, 1964 for modifications
JD+104 JG 74 at Neuburg AB delivery date May 15, 1964
24+63 withdrawn from use and stored at LVR 1 on October 30, 1974 with 1.537 flight hours
struck off charge order (AVA) December 4, 1973; in January 1977 "DA+04" decoy at Norvenich AB
"DA+04" at Munster barracks 1981 with WWDBw (Wehrwissenschaftliche Dienststelle der Bundeswehr) for fire prevention trials
mid January 1999 "DA+04" sold to Piet Smedts with tail of 24+77 at Baarlo, Netherlands
in 2000 coded "D-8212" in blue/white colors on display at Autobedrijf Piet Smedts; June 2008 noted; April 2015 noted
stored Baarlo, NL coded "D-8212"; for sale February 2016 last noted.

copyright  Manfred Faber