F-104G 25+65 Jagdgeschwader 74 (FW 74) landing at Neuburg AB

F-104G, construction number 683D-9011, company model 683-10-19, built by SABCA
the first fifteen aircraft (cn 9001-9015) were assembled from components originally supplied directly by Lockheed
manufactured by West Group (ARGE-West); assembly start July 13, 1962 at SABCA-Gosselies, Belgium
with parts manufactured by Lockheed and several European factories; first flight December 5, 1962 coded with construction number "9011"
3 SABCA factory test flights and 4 military test flights with 11 flight hours; coded KH+111 acceptance date March 13, 1963 by BABwSABCA
delivered in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version under project "Green Hill" (for JG 71)
LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) at Manching AB on March 25, 1963 for upgrading; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in 1964
JA+232 JG 71 at Wittmund AB delivery date on May 21, 1964; IRAN at SABCA on July 14, 1966 with 240 flight hours
JD+125 JG 74 at Neuburg AB on September 1, 1966
25+65 midair collision during an Air Combat Maneuvering sortie southwest of Augsburg with 23+71, both aircraft made an Emergency Landing at Neuburg AB
ErpSt 61 at Manching AB on January 3, 1975; withdrawn from use at LVR 1 on April 29, 1975 with 1.525 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) December 4, 1973
decoy at Jever AB 1981, decoy in the backside of Jever AB 1982 during TAM82; TSLw 3 in August 1983 as firefighting training aid last noted; scrapped.

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