F-104G JD+245 Jagdgeschwader 74 Neuburg AB

F-104G, construction number 683D-6620, model 683-10-19, built by FIAT (Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino)
manufactured by Italian Group (ARGE-Italien); first flight July 22, 1964 at Fiat, Turin-Caselle coded KC+131
acceptance date October 29, 1964 in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version by BABwFIAT
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
JD+245 JG 74 at Neuburg AB delivery date on November 5, 1964
20+99 withdrawn from use at LwVersRgt 1 on March 6, 1975 with 1.585 flight hours
struck off charge order (AVA) April 15, 1974, first decoy Lechfeld AB with fake code "20+04" with tail of 26+46 (cn 7306)
20+99 arrived at Beja AB, Portugal as decoy on February 26, 1985
1986 to fire brigade trainer Beja AB, Portugal; GAF special marks "Luftwaffe in Portugal" anniversary at Beja AB 1988
the titling reads below the cockpit:
"Taktisches Ausbildungskommando der Luftwaffe in Portugal" (Luftwaffe Tactical Training command in Portugal),
on the tail "Red Carpet Day 1988", FlgHFw-Brandschutz Beja 20+99,
could be seen in Portugal only, as it only was displayed, never flew in these colors,
in 1996 it was last noted at the fire-practice department on pole Beja AB, Portugal
in 1997 it was seen without markings with a black nose on a monument statute at Beja AB, Portugal in bare metal
September 2006 noted; October 2010 noted; not seen any more at the gate since October 2011
last noted October 2012; stored to be scrapped May 2015 noted.

copyright  Hans Koning