F-104G 26+05 JaboG 36 at Norvenich AB early 1975, zapped by the "silly looking fat cow" (of JaboG 36)

F-104G, construction number 683D-9130, model 683-10-19, built by SABCA
manufactured by West Group (ARGE-West); assembly start May 3, 1964 at SABCA-Gosselies
first flight August 25, 1964 coded with construction number "9130" in Fighterbomber version
2 SABCA factory test flights and 3 military test flights with 5 flight hours; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
acceptance date September 16, 1964 by BABwSABCA; coded KH+154 on delivery date October 8, 1964
LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) "F-104 Schleuse" at Manching AB on November 5, 1964 for upgrading and modifications
DF+116 JaboG 36 at Hopsten AB delivery date on April 9, 1965; JaboG 31 on March 16, 1966; IRAN at SABCA September 1, 1967 with 389 flight hours
26+05 JaboG 36 on April 30, 1968; IRAN at SABCA June 25, 1971 with 1.001 flight hours, back to JaboG 36 on September 3, 1971
JaboG 31 on December 18, 1974; August 1977 squadron exchange 312 squadron (2nd Staffel) with Italian Air Force 102°Gruppo, based at Rimini AB
IRAN at VFW August 22, 1980; to JaboG 33 on May 6, 1981
EL-70/EL-73 Electronic Counter Measure (ECM) system was installed in the weapon system in the late 70s with tech order "TA-FL1191"
JaboG 34 on May 22, 1985; LVR 1 "F-104 Kommando" on January 14, 1986
withdrawn from use and stored at LwSchleuse 11 on January 31, 1986; struck off charge order (AVA) September 5, 1986
to Turkish Air Force (Türk Hava Kuvvetleri) on October 30, 1986 with 3.503 flight hours (TuAF serial number 64-9130)
coded "9-130" with 9.AJU at Balikesir AB 1987; withdrawn from use May 13, 1991; scrapped at 1.Air Supply and Maintenance Center at Eskisehir AB in August 1995.

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