F-104G DA+125 JaboG 31 after a net barrier engagement

F-104G, construction number 683D-9042, company model 683-10-19, built by SABCA
manufactured by West Group (ARGE-West); assembly start at SABCA-Gosselies May 20, 1963
first flight August 26, 1963 coded with construction number "9042" in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; 2 SABCA factory test flights and 4 military test flights with 7 flight hours
military test flights at Gosselies: 10.9.1963; 17.9.1963; 23.9.1963 and 25.9.1963 (test); acceptance date by BABwSABCA September 25, 1963 coded KH+124
LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) at Manching AB on October 9, 1963; Messerschmitt on March 4, 1964 for modification into Fighterbomber version
DA+125 JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB delivery date on September 11, 1964
25+78 withdrawn from use and stored at LwSchleuse 11 on February 7, 1977 as attrition reserve aircraft; struck of charge order (AVA) October 29, 1981
with 2.347 flight hours to Turkish Air Force (TuAF serial number 64-9042) for spare part use on November 18, 1982; no further information; scrapped.

copyright  Klaus Kropf