F-104G DA+251 JaboG 31 1963

F-104G, construction number 683D-8003, model 683-10-19, US serial number 63-13270, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); Fokker factory construction number 10453
assembled with Lockheed produced parts; first flight March 22, 1962 coded KG+103
project "42" as Fighterbomber (for JaboG 31) with  Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun installed and 
long range tanks as loose parts; acceptance date May 11, 1962 by BABwFokker (RNAF-MTA)
DA+251 JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB delivery date on May 11, 1962
recoded DR+251 on February 27, 1963; LPR 1 on March 20, 1963 for project "Balance" system upgrading
assigned for project "Columbus" on November 15, 1962 
 according project "Columbus" coded as BG+138 airlifted to Lockheed on June 10, 1963
operated by the 4510th CTTW at Luke AFB, Arizona  coded 13270 in USAF Silver-finish colors
crashed with 4443rd CCTS on March 3, 1966 near Luke during night solo due to fuel starvation after a roll maneuver
pilot ejected safely at about 5.000 feet, written off; taken off the Lw aircraft type roster July 26, 1966.
crash site: 5 miles SW of Aqulia (15 NM W of Wickenburg)

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