F-104G 25+72: picture wanted coded KH+118, JA+253, JA+102, JD+128 or 25+72

F-104G 25+72 (no photo)

F-104G, construction number 683D-9030, company model 683-10-19, built by SABCA
manufactured by West Group (ARGE-West) in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version; assembly start at SABCA-Gosselies on March 18, 1963
first flight June 6, 1963 coded with construction number "9030"; 4 SABCA factory test flights and 2 military test flights with 8 flight hours
military test flights at Gosselies: 26.6.1963 and 27.6.63 (test)
coded KH+118 acceptance date June 27, 1963 in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version by BABwSABCA
LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) on July 31, 1963 for modifications and upgrading; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
JA+253 JG 71 at Wittmund AB delivery date on May 21, 1964; recoded JA+102 on March 8, 1965
JD+128 JG 74 at Neuburg AB on December 23, 1966
25+72 crashed April 16, 1971 with engine failure after loss of oil resulting in an open nozzle, pilot ejected safely
written off; struck off charge order (AVA) December 23, 1971.

copyright  Karl Ascherl