F-104G JA+107 Jagdgeschwader 71 "Richthofen" (JG 71) March 18, 1965

F-104G, construction number 683D-8041, company model 683-10-19, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); first flight February 15, 1963 coded KG+141
project "Roland" (for JG 71) in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version with "Wing Pylon Bomb Provision" modification
acceptance date July 31, 1963 by BABwFokker; delivery date August 14, 1963; stored at LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) at Manching AB on August 14, 1963
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in January 1964 at Messerschmitt; Messerschmitt modifications on September 21, 1964
JA+107 JG 71 at Wittmund AB delivery date on February 9, 1965; crashed on March 18, 1965 during take-off at Wittmund AB,
nose wheel lift-off did not happen and aircraft took the barrier, but the barrier cable broke and the F-104 was heavily damaged while skidding into the grass, pilot was rescued safely
repair was planned but damage was beyond economical repair costs (DBR) and not completed; used as instructional airframe (GIA) with LPR 1 on June 2, 1966
instructional airframe (GIA) with TSLw 1 on October 26, 1966 without engine; struck off charge order (AVA) June 8, 1967
instructional airframe with TSLw 2 in 1968 and later instructional airframe at Lechfeld AB; no further information, scrapped.

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