F-104G 24+69 JaboG 32 (FBW 32) during formation take-off at Soesterberg AB in December 1975

RF-104G, construction number 683D-8218, company model 683-04-10, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); first flight February 7, 1964 under project "Recce" coded KG+318 at Fokker-Schiphol
February 7, 1964 to Avio Diepen for RF-104G photoreconnaissance version modification; March 18, 1964 to Fokker for camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
acceptance date May 14, 1964 by BABwFokker (RNAF-MTA); to LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) June 3, 1964 for technical upgrading
EB+118 JG 71 at Wittmund AB delivery date on July 13, 1965; IRAN at SABCA on February 22, 1967 with 103 flight hours; to AG 52 on April 21, 1967
24+69 IRAN at SABCA on September 3, 1969 with 592 flight hours, back to AG 52 at leck AB on November 4, 1969
modified to F-104G Fighterbomber version September 15, 1971 by MBB; JaboG 32 at Lechfeld AB on April 13, 1972
withdrawn from use and stored in airworthy condition as attrition reserve aircraft at LwSchleuse 11 on January 23, 1984; struck off charge order (AVA) December 13, 1984
with 3.286 flight hours to TuAF (TuAF serial number 64-8218) on March 6, 1985; 4.AJU 1987-August 1988
coded "9-218" at 9.AJU Balikesir AB in 1989 last noted; withdrawn from use on April 19, 1989 by the 1.Air Supply and Maintenance Center at Eskisehir AB; not seen since; likely scrapped.

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