F-104G 25+97 JG 74 at RAF Alconbury (EGWZ), UK in September 1970

F-104G, construction number 683D-9116, company model 683-10-19, built by SABCA
manufactured by West Group (ARGE-West); assembly start at SABCA-Gosselies on March 9, 1964 in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version
first flight June 18, 1964 coded with construction number "9116"; 4 SABCA factory test flights and 5 military test flights with 11 flight hours
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date coded KH+146 on October 27, 1964 by BABwSABCA
JD+116 JG 74 at Neuburg AB delivery date on February 22, 1965
25+97 AFCENT ADC (Air Defense Competition) 1970 Soesterberg AB 27. till 29.April 1970; IRAN at SABCA on January 14, 1972, back to JG 71 on June 2, 1972
withdrawn from use on August 23, 1974 with 1.376 flight hours at LVR 1 at Erding AB; struck off charge order (AVA) December 4, 1973
February 25, 1975 to ErpSt 53 Munster for fire protection trials; scrapped.

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