F-104G 25+67 WTD 61 (Technical Test Facility 61) at Manching AB

F-104G, construction number 683D-9013, model 683-10-19, built by SABCA
manufactured by West Group (ARGE-West) in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version
assembly start at SABCA-Gosselies, Belgium August 22, 1962 with parts manufactured by Lockheed and several European factories
first flight December 19, 1962 coded with construction number "9013"; 4 SABCA factory test flights and 2 military test flights with 8 flight hours
coded KH+113 acceptance date February 14, 1963 by BABwSABCA in Silver-finish colors
delivered in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version under project "Green Hill" (for JG 71); planned code JA+249 for JG 71 not used; LVR 3 for modifications
YA+116 ErpSt 61 delivery date at Manching AB on May 7, 1963; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in September 1965
25+67 JaboG 31 on October 30, 1979
crashed on November 5, 1981 during landing at Norvenich AB after touching the ground about 300 meters short of runway in bad weather (shallow fog),
pilot ejected but died due to major injuries; written off; struck off charge order (AVA) March 10, 1982.

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