F-104G JD+254 JG 74 at CFB Sollingen 1965

F-104G, construction number 683D-8078, model 683-10-19, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); first flight June 21, 1963 coded KG+178
project "Roland" (for JG 71) in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version with "Wing Pylon Bomb Provision" modification
acceptance date August 9, 1963 by BABwFokker (RNAF-MTA)
LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) at Manching AB on August 26, 1963 for modifications and camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according 
tech order "TA-196"; at Messerschmitt for upgrading to the latest modification standard in September 1964
planned code BB+247 for WaSLw 10 was not used; planned delivery to JG 71 was not executed
JD+254 JG 74 at Neuburg AB delivery date on February 6, 1965  
JA+254 JG 71 on July 22, 1965 (planned code JA+235 was not used)
crashed July 18, 1966 10 NM north of Helgoland, pilot lost control of the aircraft during a maneuver to strafe an Air/Air target (dart)
pilot ejected but was drowned in the North Sea; 135 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) July 13, 1967.

copyright  Peter Doll