F-104G 26+00 JG 71 "Richthofen" 1968

F-104G, construction number 683D-9122, model 683-10-19, built by SABCA
manufactured by West Group (ARGE-West); assembly start at SABCA-Gosselies March 22, 1964 in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version
first flight July 6, 1964 coded with construction number "9122"; 2 SABCA factory test flights and 9 military test flights with 14 flight hours
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date coded KH+147 on September 23, 1964 by BABwSABCA
LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) on October 23, 1964 for modifications and upgrading
JD+119 JG 74 at Neuburg AB delivery date on December 7, 1964
JA+232 JG 71 on July 5, 1966
26+00 grounded in March 1973 at LwDepInstGrp 1 due to fatigue cracks on the rudder
withdrawn from use and stored at LVR 1 (Luftwaffen Versorgungsregiment 1) on February 14, 1974 with 1.218 flight hours
struck off charge order (AVA) April 4, 1973; used for spare parts; scrapped 1974.

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