F-104G 26+20 JaboG 34 low level flight over Portugal operating from Beja AB

F-104G, construction number 683D-9168, model 683-10-19, built by SABCA
manufactured by West Group (ARGE-West); assembly start October 5, 1964 at SABCA, Gosselies in Fighterbomber version
first flight February 18, 1965 coded with construction number "9168"; 2 factory test fights and 2 military test flights with 4 flight hours
coded KH+171 acceptance date March 18, 1965 by BABwSABCA; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
DF+239 JaboG 36 at Hopsten AB delivery date on April 28, 1965
26+20 IRAN at SABCA on May 13, 1968 with 544 flight hours, back to JaboG 36 on December 16, 1968
JaboG 31 on December 4, 1974; JaboG 34 on July 25, 1975
operated with flightdate and crash recorder LEADS 200 according tech order "TA-1411"
EL-70/EL-73 Electronic Counter Measure (ECM) system was installed in the weapon system in the late 70s with tech order "TA-FL1191"
new "Lizard" camouflage scheme "Norm 83" on October 25, 1983; WTD 61 on June 1, 1988
stored at LwSchleuse 11 with 3.817 flight hours on December 13, 1988; struck off charge order (AVA) January 13, 1989; stored Manching AB
BDRT airframe at Lechfeld Air Base July 7, 1992; May 2003 last noted; scrapped by Kutter at Memmingen
cockpit section private owned at Augsburg 2003; stored at EADS in Augsburg April 2008 noted; October 2015 last noted.

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