F-104G "12752" (65-12752) at Luke AFB flightline 1967

F-104G, construction number 683D-8069, company model 683-10-19, US serial number 65-12752, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); coded KG+169 first flight April 24, 1963
project "Roland" (for JG 71) in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version with "Wing Pylon Bomb Provision" modification
acceptance date by BABwFokker (RNAF-MTA) July 15, 1963; LVR 3 at Manching AB on July 17, 1963 for modifications and storage
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; planned code BB+238 for WaSLw 10 was not used
planned delivery to JG 71 on May 13, 1964 was not executed (planned code JA+117 not used)
ordered for project "Columbus III" on January 27, 1965; to Messerschmitt for disassembly on February 4, 1965
by railroad to Bremerhaven and shipped with US ship MS.NABOB to Burbank, USA on February 25, 1965; modified at Lockheed-Palmdale to the highest construction level
 operated by the 4510 CCTW at Luke AFB (shadow serial number 2370) in USAF Silver-finish colors coded 12752
crashed June 22, 1972 at Aguila, near Wickenburg after loss of orientation and control in clouds during a "Loop" maneuver,
pilot was killed, unknown if an ejection attempt was made, operated by 418 TFTS of 58 TFTW; 1.459 flight hours, written off.

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