F-104G 25+80 JaboG 31 on final approach at Norvenich AB 1968 (note red squadron ribbon around the intake)

F-104G, construction number 683D-9048, model 683-10-19, built by SABCA
manufactured by West Group (ARGE-West); assembly start at SABCA-Gosselies June 16, 1963 in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version
first flight September 17, 1963 coded with construction number "9048"; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
4 SABCA factory test flights and 3 military test flights with 8 flight hours; acceptance date by BABwSABCA on December 2, 1963 coded KH+127
LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) on January 7, 1964 for upgrading and modifications
to Messerschmitt for modification to Fighterbomber version on April 3, 1964
DA+260 JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB delivery date on February 9, 1965
IRAN at SABCA on June 6, 1967 with 484 flight hours, back to JaboG 31 on January 11, 1967
25+80 withdrawn from use and stored at LwSchleuse 11 on August 27, 1976 with 2.170 flight hours as attrition reserve aircraft
struck off charge order (AVA) October 29, 1981
to Hellenic Air Force for spare parts use on March 4, 1983; no further information, scrapped.

copyright  Günter Grondstein