F-104G JD+125 Jagdgeschwader 74 (JG 74) at Neuburg AB 1965

F-104G, construction number 683D-8016, model 683-10-19, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); assembled with Lockheed produced parts; coded KG+116 first flight August 1, 1962 at Fokker-Schiphol
acceptance date by BABwFokker (RNAF-MTA) on October 29, 1962 in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version
LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) on February 28, 1963 for modification
to Messerschmitt on January 20, 1964 for upgrading to the highest modification status; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
JD+125 JG 74 at Neuburg AB delivery date on March 18, 1965
JA+123 JG 71 "R" at Wittmund AB on July 22, 1965
crashed January 20, 1966 after take-off for a test flight from Wittmund AB due to open nozzle, pilot ejected very late and was killed on parachute landing
(dragged over the ground for about 650 meters, casing deadly injuries)
written off; struck off charge order (AVA) February 28, 1967.

copyright  Klaus Kropf