F-104G JA+234 JG 71 ready for a "Dart Tow" mission over the North Sea at Wittmund AB 1967

F-104G, construction number 683D-6602, model 683-10-19, built by FIAT (Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino)
manufactured by Italian Group (ARGE-Italien)
first flight June 16, 1964 at FIAT, Turin-Caselle coded KC+118 in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date July 27, 1964 by BABwFIAT
LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) on August 7, 1964 for upgrading
JD+232 JG 74 at Neuburg AB delivery date on September 25, 1964
JA+234 JG 71 on April 7, 1967
20+86 IRAN at SABCA on August 23.1967 with 453 flight hours, back to JG 71 on February 26, 1968
withdrawn from use at LwVersRgt 1 in February 1974 with 1.519 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) February 22, 1974
preserved on pole at Wittmund barracks in 1974 coded "20+86"" with training aid code "C069", with JG 71 marks; repainted 2003
April 2017 last noted.

October 1, 2013: Taktisches Luftwaffengeschwader 71 "Richthofen" (TaktLwG 71 "R") Wittmund AB

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