F-104G VA+107 MFG 1 at Værløse AB (EKVL), Denmark

F-104G, construction number 683D-7087, model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembled by Messerschmitt-Manching starting April 22, 1963
assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 3, first flight July 23, 1963 coded KE+387
acceptance date October 30, 1963 by BABwMTT; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
construction level "Zeus" as Fighterbomber (for MFG 1) with long range tanks installed,
AS.30 and "Kormoran" wiring system and Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun as loose part
LwVersRgt 3 on November 4, 1963 for modifications
VA+107 MFG 1 at Schleswig-Jagel AB delivery date on January 27, 1964
22+16 Navy camouflage scheme "Norm 76" according tech order "TA-196-3" in 1969
instructional airframe (GIA) at MFlgLehrGrp Sylt on April 12, 1978
MFG 1 on February 27, 1980; stored at LwSchleuse 11 on October 28, 1981 with 2.248 flight hours
withdrawn from use at LwVersRgt 1 on August 4, 1983; struck off charge order (AVA) August 22, 1983
to Hellenic Air Force October 26, 1983 coded 7087
coded as "FG-087" with 335 Mira of 116 Pterix (Wing) at Araxos AB; withdrawn from use September 1992
stored Agrinion AB November 1993 til January 1999
preserved near a military resort (camp ground) at Agios Andreas, city of Patras, August 2001 first noted; November 2012 last noted.

due to heavy structural corrosion the Air Force decided to take down the exhibited F-104G 7087 (FG-087) at the Air Force recreation Center at
Agio Andreas, Zoumbery (St. Andrew), Greece. It was removed from its pole on July 27th, 2013 and put aside.
7087 will most likely be dismantled and subsequently scrapped.

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