RF-104G 24+33 MFG 2 sea low level over the Baltic Sea in front of the white chalk Cliffs of Møn Island 1983

RF-104G, construction number 683D-8176, model 683-04-10, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); first flight November 13, 1963 at Fokker-Schiphol coded KG+276
to Weserflug, VFW Lemwerder in November 1963 for RF-104G photoreconnaissance version modifications according project "Recce" and
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date April 17, 1964 by BABwFokker (RNAF-MTA)
BB+233 WaSLw 10 at Jever AB delivery date on April 27, 1964; JaboG 36 at Hopsten AB on June 29, 1967
24+33 WaSLw 10 on April 17, 1969; Navy camouflage scheme "Norm 76" according tech order "TA-196-3" in 1974
MFG 2 on December 19, 1974; MBB on June 18, 1979 for the MARINE-Recce version "TA-1401" with Side Oblique Camera (SOC) KS-87B
back to MFG 2 on August 23, 1979; heavy damaged October 1, 1980 on landing at Lann-Bihoue (French Navy base)
after diversion from Landivisiau (French Navy base) due to bad weather; aircraft went off the runway after a main tire failure
repaired at MBB and back to MFG 2 on March 25, 1981
November 22, 1982 to Luftwaffenschleuse 11 for AN/ALE-40(N) Chaff/Flare countermeasure dispenser equipment according tech order "TA-1469"
back to MFG 2 on January 4, 1983; withdrawn from use and stored at LwSchleuse 11 on September 10, 1985 with 3.340 flight hours
struck off charge order (AVA) January 10, 1986
to Elliniki Polemiki Aeroporia (Hellenic Air Force) February 19, 1986 coded "FG-176" for 116. Pterix at Araxos AB
withdrawn from use around 1992/1993; stored Agrinion AB (LGAG) April 1996 with code "RF-176"; stored Agrinion AB September 2005 noted
stored Agrinion AB in November 2017 last noted.

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