F-104G JA+239 JG 71 ready for a "Sidewinder" mission at Wittmund AB 1967

F-104G, construction number 683D-8043, model 683-10-19, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); first flight February 25, 1963 coded KG+143 at Fokker-Schiphol
acceptance date April 25, 1963 by BABwFokker in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version under project "Green Hill" (for JG 71) with 4 flight hours
JA+239 JG 71 at Wittmund AB delivery date on July 12, 1963 in Silver-finish colors
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in June 1964; June 21, 1965 711 sqn rotation with 322 sqn RNLAF
IRAN and upgrading at SABCA on September 23, 1965 with 277 flight hours, back to JG 71 on October 24, 1966
23+61 JaboG 36 on January 21, 1974; JG 74 on March 29, 1974; JaboG 33 on July 31, 1974
ErpSt 61 on July 21, 1975; JaboG 33 on September 23, 1975
to VFW for overall on November 29, 1980; withdrawn from use due to a missing keel spar
struck off charge order (AVA) October 29, 1981; used for spare parts, scrapped.

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