F-104G DA+129 preserved on pole at Aich, near Landshut, Bavaria 2007

F-104G, construction number 683D-9059, company model 683-10-19, built by SABCA
manufactured by West Group (ARGE-West); assembly start July 29, 1963 at SABCA-Gosselies, Belgium; first flight November 12, 1963 coded with construction number "9059"
4 SABCA factory test flights and 4 military test flights with 10 flight hours; military test flights at Gosselies: 16.1.1964; 27.1.1964; 31.1.1964 and 3.2.1964 (test)
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date by BABwSABCA April 7, 1964 coded KH+132 in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version
LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) at Manching AB on April 7, 1964 for upgrading; modified to Fighterbomber version on June 12, 1964 by Messerschmitt
DA+129 JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB delivery date on October 15, 1964
crashed May 17, 1966 at RAF Gutersloh after an emergency landing with open nozzle, he landed with tail wind in order to shorten the flight time,
the net barrier did not catch the aircraft, but ripped off the landing gear, pilot was injured; struck off charge order (AVA) June 15, 1966
trucked to LwParkRgt 1 on July 12,1966; withdrawn from use and repaired as instructional aircraft by Messerschmitt December 12, 1966
instructional airframe (GIA) at TSLw 1 on June 5, 1967 Kaufbeuren AB; 1994 at Manching fire fighting brigade for rescue training
restoration at Wernigerode 2002; DA+129 displayed at Aich, near Landshut, Bavaria; private owned by a scrap dealer, September 29, 2006 noted; February 2022 last noted.

copyright  Mark Wassenaar

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