F-104G DF+237 JaboG 36 Hopsten AB 1966

F-104G, construction number 683D-9163, company model 683-10-19, built by SABCA
manufactured by West Group (ARGE-West); assembly start September 10, 1964 in Fighterbomber version
first flight January 7, 1965 coded with construction number "9163"; 2 factory test fights and 3 military test flights with 6 flight hours
military test flights at Gosselies: 27.1.1965; 17.2.1965 and 24.2.1965
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; coded KH+169 acceptance date February 24, 1965 by BABwSABCA
DF+237 JaboG 36 at Hopsten AB delivery date on April 28, 1965
IRAN at SABCA on July 11, 1967 with 362 flight hours, back to JaboG 36 on March 25, 1968
26+18 IRAN at SABCA on September 3, 1971 with 952 flight hours, back to JaboG 36 on December 12, 1971
JaboG 34 at Memmingen AB on September 18, 1974; operated with flightdate and crash recorder LEADS 200 according tech order "TA-1411"
crashed August 10, 1976 after a hard landing due to high sinkrate at Memmingen AB, tip tank touched the runway and pilot took off again,
due to a broken left main wheel he made a controlled ejection near Heimertingen, north of Memmingen AB
written off; struck off charge order (AVA) February 3, 1977.

copyright  Klaas Folkersma