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withdrawn from use and stored on April 3, 1984 at LwSchleuse 11; struck off charge order (AVA) October 4, 1984
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last flight from 116 Combat Wing to 132 Combat Group at Agrinion (HAF Detachment) on April 13, 1993; withdrawn from use on July 20, 1993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 2019 (weathered) last noted.

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