F-104G DF+112 JaboG 36 landing at Hopsten Air Base 1966

F-104G, construction number 683D-9008, model 683-10-19, built by SABCA
manufactured by West Group (ARGE-West); assembly start at SABCA-Gosselies, Belgium May 30, 1962
acceptance date by BABwSABCA September 12, 1962; first factory flight October 31, 1962 coded with construction number "9008"
total of 3 factory test flights and 9 military test flights with 17 flight hours
coded KH+108 delivered in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version under project "Green Hill" (for JG 71); delivery date January 21, 1963 to LPR 1
code JA+244 planed but was not used; to LPR 1 on January 21, 1963 for upgrading; to Messerschmitt for long-term storage on June 28, 1963
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196" in November 1964; modified to Fighterbomber version December 14, 1964 at Messerschmitt
DF+112 JaboG 36 at Hopsten AB delivery date on July 15, 1965
25+62 IRAN (periodic maintenance) at SABCA September 24, 1968 with 370 flight hours, back to JaboG 36 on November 15, 1968
IRAN (periodic maintenance) at SABCA December 15, 1971; back to JaboG 36 on March 6, 1972
JaboG 32 on October 29, 1975; TechnGrp 11 of LVR 1 "F-104 Kommando" on April 12, 1984
crashed on July 10, 1984 after take-off from Eggebek AB NW of Stade after engine failure due to FOD (Foreign Object Damage)
pilot ejected safely; written off; struck off charge order (AVA) February 6, 1985.

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