F-104G 24+72 JaboG 31 coming back with one practice bomblet left on the Center line rack at Norvenich AB 1980

RF-104G, construction number 683D-8221, model 683-04-10, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); first flight March 6, 1964 coded KG+321 at Fokker-Schiphol
March 6, 1964 to Avio Diepen for RF-104G modification according project "Recce"
April 9, 1964 to Fokker for camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
acceptance date by BABwFokker (RNAF-MTA) June 22, 1964
to LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) at Manching AB August 20, 1964 for technical upgrading
EB+120 AG 51 at Ingolstadt-Manching AB delivery date on September 8, 1964; AG 52 on August 12, 1966
IRAN at SABCA on July 10, 1967 with 199 flight hours, back to AG 52 on August 29, 1967
24+72 AG 51 on September 20, 1968; AG 52 on September 29, 1970
modified to Fighterbomber version F-104G on September 27, 1971; JaboG 36 on May 5, 1972; MBB on January 31, 1975
TSLw 1 on June 9, 1975; JaboG 31 on August 3, 1976
crashed October 17, 1980 near Brühl, Erftkreis after fire in the engine due to a overheated afterburner fuel pump
pilot ejected safely; written off, struck off charge order (AVA) February 25, 1981.

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24+72 F104G clean