F-104G 26+27 JaboG 36 at Hopsten AB 1969

F-104G, construction number 683D-9179, model 683-10-19, built by SABCA
manufactured by West Group (ARGE-West); assembly start at SABCA-Gosselies on December 1, 1964
first flight April 8, 1965 with construction number "9179"
4 SABCA factory test flights and 1 military test flight with 5 flight hours; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
coded KH+178 acceptance date May 18, 1965 by BABwSABCA in Fighterbomber version
DF+246 JaboG 36 at Hopsten AB delivery date on June 22, 1965; IRAN at SABCA on August 29, 1967 with 387 flight hours
26+27 back to JaboG 36 on April 26, 1968
crashed on September 3, 1970 during a simulated attack on Army convoy at Bergen-Hohne Army Range
due to ground contact (CFIT: Controlled Flight Into Terrain)
pilot was killed; struck off charge order (AVA) November 26, 1970.

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