F-104G KG-118 at Fokker factory flightline in 1963

F-104G, construction number 683D-8018, model 683-10-19, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); assembled with Lockheed produced parts at Fokker-Schiphol
KG+118 first flight August 15, 1962; acceptance date by BABwFokker (RNAF-MTA) March 28, 1963
in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version under project "Green Hill" (for JG 71)
JA+106 JG 71 at Wittmund AB delivery date on April 22, 1963 in Silver-finish colors
crashed after touching the ground (CFIT) on May 2, 1964 near Bremerhaven during slow flight demonstration at the Armed Forces Day at Bremerhaven
USAF pilot ejected too late and was killed; struck off charge order (AVA) February 24, 1965.

copyright  Gerrit Boxem