F-104G 20+99 JG 74 stored at Erding AB 1974

F-104G, construction number 683D-6620, company 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20+99 withdrawn from use at LwVersRgt 1 on March 6, 1975 with 1.585 flight hours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 at 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 in May 2015 noted; stored August 2019 last noted.

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