F-104G 25+92 JG 71 "Richthofen" 1974

F-104G, construction number 683D-9080, company model 683-10-19, built by SABCA
manufactured by West Group (ARGE-West); assembly start at SABCA October 28, 1963 in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version
first flight February 14, 1964 coded with construction number "9080", 2 SABCA factory test flights and 9 military test flights with 12 flight hours
military test flights at Gosselies: 9.3.1964; 11.3.1964; 18.3.1964; 25.3.1964; 8.4.1964; 21.4.1964; 23.4.1964; 30.4.1964 and 15.5.1964 (test)
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; coded KH+141 acceptance date May 15, 1964
LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) at Manching AB for modifications on June 4, 1964
JD+111 JG 74 at Neuburg AB delivery date on October 23, 1964
JA+101 JG 71 on January 18, 1966, emergency landing at Wittmund AB being heavily damaged due to lightning strike on March 16, 1967
this Starfighter flew together with JA+112 when both aircraft nose-radomes were destroyed due to lightning-strikes
also most of the main cockpit instruments of both aircraft were damaged
a TF-104G DB+372 from JaboG 32 helped both pilots home and both Starfighter landed safely at Wittmund AB, pilot of this plane was Maj Frese
to traveling exhibition "Unsere Luftwaffe" with LwGrpKdoN without engine
25+92 to Messerschmitt for repair and modifications on October 10, 1967; JG 71 on May 15, 1968
withdrawn from use with 1.279 flight hours at LVR 1 on April 11, 1974, struck off charge order (AVA) December 4, 1973
instructional airframe at WWDBw Munster (DFVLR-tests of extinguishing agents) last noted; scrapped.

copyright  Hans Koning