F-104G 26+79 MFG 2 during a low pass at Spangdahlem AB in July 1983

F-104G, construction number 683D-7425, company model 683-10-19, built by MBB (Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd) & VFW; assembled by MBB-Manching starting February 17, 1972
assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 8; first flight April 25, 1972 at MBB; acceptance date by GPS-MBB June 15, 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+79 MFG 2 at Eggebek AB delivery date on June 21, 1972; stored December 16, 1983 at LwSchleuse 11; JaboG 34 on March 8, 1984
withdrawn from use and stored on April 3, 1984 at LwSchleuse 11; struck off charge order (AVA) October 4, 1984
MAP (Military Assistance Program) to Hellenic Air Force September 11, 1984 with 1.626 flight hours
operated by the 335 Mira (Squadron) of 116 Pterix (Wing) at Araxos AB coded "FG-7425"
last flight from 116 Combat Wing to 132 Combat Group at Agrinion (HAF Detachment) on April 13, 1993; withdrawn from use on July 20, 1993
April 6, 2005 it was transported to KEA Hellinikon for maintenance; preserved at Tragano, south of Andravida AB, Western Peleponnes,
March 2006 first noted; restoration in aluminum color scheme November 10, 2008 noted; coded "FG-425" March 2021 (weathered) last noted.

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