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

F-104G, construction number 683D-9116, 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withdrawn from use on August 23, 1974 with 1.376 flight hours at LVR 1 at Erding AB; struck off charge order (AVA) December 4, 1973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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