F-104G YA+114 ErpSt 61 (Erprobungsstelle 61) Manching AB 1965

F-104G, construction number 683D-9031, company model 683-10-19, built by SABCA
manufactured by West Group (ARGE-West); assembly start at SABCA-Gosselies on March 27, 1963; first flight May 30, 1963 with construction number "9031" in AWX (All Weather Fighter) version
total of 4 factory test flights and 3 military test flights with 8 flight hours; military test flights at Gosselies: 2.7.1963, 4.7.63 and 8.7.63 (test)
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date July 8, 1963 coded KH+119 by BABwSABCA
LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) at Manching AB for upgrading on July 31, 1963; Messerschmitt on April 2, 1964 for modification to Fighterbomber version
YA+114 ErpSt 61 at Manching AB delivery date on September 25, 1964
DA+108 JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB on December 21, 1967
25+73 crashed September 4, 1975 shortly after take-off from Decimomannu AB, Sardinia after engine failure due to compressor stall 
caused by a screwdriver in the engine intake (FOD), pilot ejected safely; struck off charge order (AVA) January 10, 1977.

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