F-104G JA+232 JG 71 leading the formation take-off

F-104G, construction number 683D-8036, model 683-10-19, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); first flight November 17, 1962 coded KG+136 at Fokker-Schiphol
AWX (All Weather Fighter) version under project "Green Hill" (for JG 71); acceptance date July 22, 1963 by BABwFokker
JA+232 JG 71 at Wittmund AB delivery date on July 30, 1963 in Silver-finish colors
crashed May 11, 1964 at Wittmund AB during landing in rain and bad visibility; aircraft hit approach lights and was destroyed
pilot was killed; written off; struck off charge order (AVA) February 24, 1965.

copyright  Klaus Kropf