F-104G "12750" (65-12750) on the Luke AFB ramp 1981

F-104G, construction number 683D-8067, model 683-10-19, US serial number 65-12750, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); first flight April 19, 1963 coded KG+167
project "Roland" (for JG 71) in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version with "Wing Pylon Bomb Provision" modification
acceptance date by BABwFokker on June 18, 1963
LVR 3 at Manching AB on July 8, 1963 for modifications and storage; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
planned code BB+236 for WaSLw 10 was not used; planned delivery to JG 71 on May 13, 1964 was not executed (planned code JA+106 not used)
ordered for project "Columbus III" on January 27, 1965; to Messerschmitt for disassembly on February 8, 1965
shipped to USA on February 25, 1965; modified by Lockheed-Palmdale to the highest construction level
 operated by the 4510 CCTW at Luke AFB (shadow serial number 2368) in USAF Silver-finish colors coded 12750
1.968 flight hours in May 1977; flown until end of operation at Luke AFB on March 16, 1983; struck off charge order (AVA) July 19, 1983
sold to USAF with 2.776 flight hours in 1983 with "Phase III" lot; sold to ROCAF 1983 under project "Ali Shan No.8"
coded "4391" to the 41 TFS of 2 Wing of ROCAF at Hsinchu AB; modified to RF-104G with 12 TRS (SMS) of 2 TFW,
seen with faulty serial number 63-12750
crashed with 12 SMS of 5 Composite Wing on July 8, 1991 after overrunning the runway due to engine failure on take-off at Tao Yuan AB
pilot was burned and died, written off.

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