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

F-104G, construction number 683D-7425, 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 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withdrawn from use and stored on April 3, 1984 at LwSchleuse 11; struck off charge order (AVA) October 4, 1984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operated by the 335 Mira (Squadron) of 116 Pterix (Wing) at Araxos AB coded "FG-7425"; withdrawn from use coded "FG-425" in March 1993
stored at Agrinion AB April 1996 first noted; stored at Agrinion AB 2001 noted
preserved at Tragano, south of Andravida AB, Western Peloponnes March 2006 first noted
restoration in aluminum color scheme November 10, 2008 noted; September 2014 last noted.

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