F-104G DF+121 JaboG 36 during major inspection at Hopsten AB

F-104G, construction number 683D-9144, model 683-10-19, built by SABCA
manufactured by West Group (ARGE-West); assembly start June 28, 1964 at SABCA-Gosselies
first flight October 6, 1964 coded with construction number "9144"; 3 factory test fights and 3 military test flight with 7 flight hours
coded KH+159 acceptance date January 11, 1965 by BABwSABCA in Fighterbomber version
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) on February 5, 1965 for modifications
DF+121 JaboG 36 at Hopsten AB delivery date on March 12, 1965
26+10 IRAN at SABCA on February 20, 1970, back to JaboG 36 on May 14, 1970; JaboG 33 on December 16, 1974
JaboG 32 January 9, 1976, JaboG 33 on March 10, 1976
crashed at Thalheim, near Erding, on August 26, 1982 due to engine failure after bird strike shortly after take-off from Erding AB
pilot ejected safely; struck off charge order (AVA) March 28, 1983.

copyright  Bernd Dittrich