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) at Manching AB 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