F-104G 25+62 JaboG 36 (FBW 36) at Hopsten AB 1973

F-104G, construction number 683D-9008, model 683-10-19, built by SABCA
manufactured by West Group (ARGE-West); assembly start at SABCA-Gosselies, Belgium May 30, 1962
acceptance date by BABwSABCA September 12, 1962; first factory flight October 31, 1962 coded with construction number "9008"
total of 3 factory test flights and 9 military test flights with 17 flight hours
coded KH+108 delivered in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version under project "Green Hill" (for JG 71)
code JA+244 was planed, but was not used; to LPR 1 on January 21, 1963 for upgrading; to Messerschmitt for long-term storage on June 28, 1963
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in November 1964
modified to Fighterbomber version December 14, 1964 at Messerschmitt
DF+112 JaboG 36 at Hopsten AB delivery date on July 15, 1965
25+62 IRAN (periodic maintenance) at SABCA September 24, 1968 with 370 flight hours, back to JaboG 36  on November 15, 1968
IRAN (periodic maintenance) at SABCA December 15, 1971, back to JaboG 36 on March 6, 1972
JaboG 32 on October 29, 1975; TechnGrp 11 of LVR 1 "F-104 Kommando" on April 12, 1984
crashed on July 10, 1984 after take-off from Eggebek AB NW of Stade after engine failure due to FOD (Foreign Object Damage)
pilot ejected safely; written off; struck off charge order (AVA) February 6, 1985.

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