F-104G "DA+03" JaboG 31 Norvenich as decoy during the "Cold War" time 1977

F-104G, construction number 683D-8203, model 683-10-19, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); first flight February 4, 1964 coded KG+303 at Fokker-Schiphol in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date March 20, 1964 by BABwFokker (RNAF-MTA)
to LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) on April 14, 1964 in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version
KG+303 on May 12, 1964 flown to Neuburg by Messerschmitt test pilot Wolfgang Diegmann, ErpSt 61, from LwSchleuse Manching to Neuburg AB
coded JD+102 JG 74 at Neuburg AB delivery date on May 12, 1964
24+55 on July 18, 1974 transferred to LVR 5; withdrawn from use and stored at LVR 1 on November 11, 1974 with 1.414 flight hours
struck off charge order (AVA) December 18, 1974; in January 1977 as decoy coded "DA+03" at Norvenich AB
1979 given to KLu (Koninklijke Luchtmacht) and coded "LETS-1" as instructional airframe (fuselage) at Schaarsbergen LETS
with tail of construction number 8224 (ex 24+75); not used at Schaarsbergen LETS
to Leeuwarden AB, Netherlands November 19, 1980 for towing instruction training
dump at Woensdrecht AB in October 1995; scrapped in late October 1998 at Woensdrecht AB; in December 1998 the forward part was missing
November 2000 the remains of the fuselage etc. was found on the dump at Gilze-Rijen AB
cockpit of "LETS-1" private owned by Mr. Leon Sleegers at Vught, near 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands; first noted in 2003
November 2016 last noted.

LETS: Luchtmacht Electro Technische School

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