F-104G JA+235 JG 71 "Richthofen" landing at Wittmund AB

F-104G, construction number 683D-8039, model 683-10-19, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); Fokker factory construction number 10489
first flight November 17, 1962 coded KG+139 at Fokker-Schiphol in Silver-finish colors
acceptance date June 24, 1963 by BABwFokker in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version
under project "Green Hill" (for JG 71) with 7 flight hours
JA+235 JG 71 at Wittmund AB delivery date on July 6, 1963
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in September 1964 at VFW
crashed on June 11, 1965 south of Bückeburg near Porta Westfalica, Minden
during low level after losing orientation after entering clouds (CFIT); pilot was killed
struck off charge order (AVA) February 4, 1966.

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