F-104G DB+237: picture wanted coded KG+420 or DB+237

F-104G DB+237 (no photo)

construction number 683D-8320, company model 683-10-19, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); first flight October 6, 1964 coded KG+420 at Fokker-Schiphol in Fighterbomber version
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
acceptance date by BABwFokker (RNAF-MTA) on November 12, 1964
DB+237 JaboG 32 at Lechfeld AB delivery date on January 19, 1965
crashed at Lechfeld AB on March 18, 1966 after engine failure during gear retraction on take-off,
fuel was leaking from an inner tank and caused an explosion in the compressor
pilot ejected at about 90 feet but was killed because the chute did not deploy; written off; struck off charge order (AVA) October 6, 1967.

copyright  Karl Ascherl