F-104G 25+85 JaboG 33 landing at Buchel AB 1969

F-104G, construction number 683D-9060, model 683-10-19, built by SABCA
manufactured by West Group (ARGE-West); assembly start July 29, 1963 at SABCA-Gosselies, Belgium
first flight November 14, 1963 coded with construction number "9060"
4 SABCA factory test flights and 8 military test flights with 14 flight hours
acceptance date by BABwSABCA April 7, 1964; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
coded KH+133 in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version to LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) on April 7, 1964
modification to Fighterbomber F-104G version by LVR 3
DC+257 JaboG 33 at Buchel AB delivery date on December 9, 1964
heavy damaged June 22, 1965 at Chaumont AB, France after landing, aircraft repaired by Messerschmitt July 14, 1965,
back to JaboG 33 on August 17, 1966
25+85 IRAN at SABCA September 19, 1969 with 636 flight hours, back to JaboG 33 on October 30, 1969
crashed on March 12, 1971 near Decimomannu AB, Sardinia, Italy returning from "Capo Frasca" Bombing Range due to engine failure
pilot ejected safely; written off; struck off charge order (AVA) January 10, 1972.

copyright  Hans Koning