F-104G DA+237 JaboG 31 1965 loaded with a special (nuclear) training weapon

F-104G, construction number 683-2060, model 683-10-19, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Group USA (ARGE-USA); Lockheed assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 6
flight test release January 29, 1962; test flights with register number coded "160" only
KF+135 airlifted to Messerschmitt-Manching May 22, 1962 with 23 flight hours in a Canadair CL-44D airfreighter of "Flying Tiger Line"
test flight by Messerschmitt on July 9, 1962; acceptance date August 7, 1962 in Fighterbomber version by BABwMTT
DA+257 JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB delivery date on August 7, 1962 in Silver-finish colors
"Project 19" upgrading in order to get all Norvenich aircraft to the same modification level starting in January 1963
March 14, 1963 renumbered DA+237 after the upgrading; SABCA for IRAN September 9, 1965 with 447 flight hours, back to JaboG 31 on July 14, 1966
20+52 camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
SABCA for IRAN November 13, 1968 with 1.058 flight hours, back to JaboG 31 on May 22, 1969
crashed on November 12, 1970 during practice weapons delivery at Helchteren Range, Belgium
after exceeding the aircraft limits and resulting in loss of control (CFIT); pilot was killed; struck off charge order (AVA) May 3, 1971.

copyright  Peter Lerche