F-104G 25+96 JG 71 in a typical Air Defense configuration

F-104G, construction number 683D-9112, model 683-10-19, built by SABCA
manufactured by West Group (ARGE-West); assembly start at SABCA-Gosselies on February 27, 1964 in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version
first flight June 7, 1964 coded with construction number "9112"; 3 SABCA factory test flights and 2 military test flights with 5 flight hours
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date coded KH+145 on June 25, 1964 by BABwSABCA
to LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) for modifications on August 20, 1964
JD+115 JG 74 at Neuburg AB delivery date on October 12, 1964
JA+113 JG 71 on March 16, 1967; heavy damaged April 6, 1967 after a collapsed right main landing gear, repaired by Messerschmitt
25+96 back to JG 71 on June 28, 1968; IRAN at SABCA on December 16, 1971, back to JG 71 on March 23, 1972
withdrawn from use with 1.137 flight hours at LVR 1 on April 30, 1974; struck off charge order (AVA) December 4, 1973
instructional at ErpSt 53 Munster for fire protection trials; scrapped at Erding AB on December 7, 1978.

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