F-104G 26+74 MFG 2 with the "Vikings" team at RAF Alconbury, UK 1985

F-104G, construction number 683D-7420, model 683-10-19, built by MBB (Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd) & VFW
assembled by MBB Manching starting January 10, 1972; assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 7
first flight March 15, 1972 by ARGE-Süd at MBB-Manching; acceptance date by GPS-MBB on May 26, 1972
modification level "Neptun" as Fighterbomber (for German Navy) with AS.30 and "Kormoran" anti-ship missile delivery system
Navy camouflage scheme "Norm 76" according tech order "TA-196-3"
26+74 MFG 1 at Schleswig-Jagel AB delivery date on May 31, 1972; MFG 2 on August 6, 1981
May 10, 1982 to Luftwaffenschleuse 11 for AN/ALE-40(N) Chaff/Flare countermeasure dispenser equipment according tech order "TA-1469"
back to MFG 2 on July 6, 1982
damaged during a simulated gun attack on May 23, 1984 touching the water during the recovery
withdrawn from use and stored at LwSchleuse 11 on July 31, 1986; struck off charge order (AVA) January 5, 1988
to Hellenic Air Force on March 2, 1988 with 2.268 flight hours; operated by the 116.Pterix at Araxos AB coded "7420" in 1988/89
crashed September 11, 1989 with 336 "Olympos" squadron after a test flight during landing due to fuel problem, possibly fuel starvation
tail at Araxos AB 1995 last noted.

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