F-104G JA+105 JG 71 "Richthofen"

F-104G, construction number 683D-8092, model 683-10-19, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); first flight May 22, 1963 coded KG+192 at Fokker-Schiphol
project "Roland" (for JG 71) in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version with "Wing Pylon Bomb Provision" modification
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date by BABwFokker July 26, 1963
LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) July 30, 1963 for modifications
stored at LVR 3 at Manching due to planning problems for the JG 71 conversion
JA+105 JG 71 at Wittmund AB delivery date May 21, 1964; IRAN at SABCA on January 20, 1967 with 301 flight hours, back to JG 71 on April 26, 1967
23+86 IRAN at SABCA on November 18, 1969 with 842 flight hours, back to JG 71 on February 2, 1970; JaboG 31 on January 2, 1974
April 4, 1974 JG 74 at Neuburg AB; July 5, 1974 JaboG 33 at Buchel AB; JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB on April 24, 1975
crashed on April 6, 1978 after a simulated emergency landing at Norvenich AB
pilot lost control after the "Go-around" and aircraft crashed near Gymnich, pilot ejected safely; written off; struck off charge order (AVA) July 6, 1978.

copyright  Waldemar Winkler