F-104G 26+33 JaboG 32 at RAF Lakenheath in November 1978

F-104G, construction number 683D-9185, model 683-10-19, built by SABCA
manufactured by West Group (ARGE-West); assembly start January 27, 1965 at SABCA, Gosselies
first flight May 11, 1965 in Fighterbomber version coded with construction number "9185"
5 factory test fights and 4 military test flights with 9 flight hours
KH+184 acceptance date July 6, 1965 by BABwSABCA; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
DF+252 JaboG 36 at Hopsten AB delivery date on August 13, 1965
26+33 JaboG 31 on December 13, 1974; stored in airworthy condition as attrition reserve aircraft at LwSchleuse 11 on December 7, 1977
JaboG 32 on September 26, 1978; JaboG 31 on April 2, 1982
withdrawn from use and stored at LwSchleuse 11 on February 9, 1983 with 2.960 flight hours
struck off charge order (AVA) August 26, 1983
to Turkish Air Force (TuAF serial number 65-9185) on January 19, 1984 coded "4-185"
crashed July 6, 1985 with 142 Filo near Aksehir AB likely due to a technical failure, pilot could eject in time and survived; written off.

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