F-104G DF+254 JaboG 36 Hopsten

F-104G, construction number 683D-9187, model 683-10-19, built by SABCA
manufactured by West Group (ARGE-West); assembly start March 8, 1965 at SABCA-Gosselies in Fighterbomber version
first flight June 21, 1965 coded with construction number "9187"; 3 factory test fights and 1 military test flight with 4 flight hours
coded KH+186 acceptance date July 7, 1965 by BABwSABCA; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
DF+254 JaboG 36 at Hopsten AB delivery date on August 25, 1965
26+35 IRAN at SABCA on November 27, 1968 with 555 flight hours, back to JaboG 36 on July 9, 1969
JaboG 32 on December 19, 1974; JaboG 34 on March 5, 1976
operated with flightdate and crash recorder LEADS 200 according tech order "TA-1411"
crashed October 8, 1980 after mid-air collision with 24+60 (construction number 8208) during a simulated airfield attack at CAFB Sollingen,
pilot was killed; written off; struck off charge order (AVA) June 24, 1981.

24+60 made an emergency landing at Memmingen AB, pilot was unhurt,
but the aircraft was damaged beyond repair and became a BDRT airframe at Memmingen AB

copyright  Klaas Folkersma