F-104G 25+82 JaboG 33 taxiing at Soesterberg AB in June 1975

F-104G, construction number 683D-9053, model 683-10-19, built by SABCA
manufactured by West Group (ARGE-West); assembly start at SABCA-Gosselies July 7, 1963 in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version
first flight October 14, 1963 coded with construction number "9053"; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
3 SABCA factory test flights and 2 military test flights with 5 flight hours; acceptance date by BABwSABCA on November 26, 1963 coded KH+129
LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) on January 7, 1964 for upgrading and modifications
to Messerschmitt for modification to Fighterbomber version on April 3, 1964
DC+101 JaboG 33 at Buchel AB delivery date on October 19, 1964
25+82 assigned to DtLwÜbPlKdo at Decimomannu, Sardinia, Italy
crashed on February 5, 1980 12 miles south of Capo della Frasca Bombing Range into sea after water contact (CFIT)
during the run-in for a bombing event; pilot was killed; written off; struck off charge order (AVA) September 11, 1980.

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