26+21 JaboG 31 on the Hopsten flightline in September 1968, loaded with a "BDU-8" nuclear training bomb

F-104G, construction number 683D-9169, model 683-10-19, built by SABCA
manufactured by West Group (ARGE-West); assembly start at SABCA-Gosselies October 11, 1964; first flight February 5, 1965 coded with construction number "9169"
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; 4 factory test fights and 5 military test flights with 9 flight hours
coded KH+172 acceptance date by BABwSABCA May 6, 1965 in Fighterbomber version
DF+240 JaboG 36 at Hopsten AB delivery date on June 1, 1965
DA+249 JaboG 31 on March 16, 1966; IRAN at Messerschmitt on January 29, 1968
26+21 back to JaboG 31 on June 12, 1968; IRAN at MBB on May 11, 1971, back to JaboG 31 on October 21, 1971; IRAN at Erding on May 8, 1974
withdrawn from use February 28, 1975 due to corrosion found during heavy maintenance; struck off charge order (AVA) February 28, 1975
scrapped at MatDep 11 in Erding December 7, 1978.

copyright  Helmut Baumann