F-104G 25+84 JG 71 "Richthofen" May 1973

F-104G, construction number 683D-9055, model 683-10-19, built by SABCA
manufactured by West Group (ARGE-West); assembly start July 11, 1963 at SABCA-Gosselies in AWX
(All Weather Fighter) version; first flight October 18, 1963 coded with construction number "9055"
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in 1963; 2 SABCA factory test flights and 7 military test flights with 9 flight hours
acceptance date February 4, 1964 by BABwSABCA; KH+131 delivery date February 4, 1964
LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) on February 21, 1964 for modifications and upgrading
JA+249 JG 71 at Wittmund AB delivery date on March 29, 1965
25+84 IRAN at SABCA August 10, 1967 with 409 flight hours, back to JG 71 on April 11, 1968
withdrawn from use at LVR 1 on January 22, 1974 with 1.382 flight hours
struck off charge order (AVA) December 4, 1973; used for spare parts and scrapped later.

copyright  Gerrit Hiemstra