RF-104G 24+79 Aufklärungsgeschwader 52 (AG 52) at Wiesbaden AB in May 1970

RF-104G, construction number 683D-8229, model 683-04-10, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); first flight March 6, 1964 coded KG+329 at Fokker-Schiphol
RF-104G photoreconnaissance version modification at Avio Diepen in March 1964 with project "Recce"
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date June 29, 1964 by BABwFokker (RNAF-MTA)
LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) on July 13, 1964 for modifications and upgrading
EB+126 AG 52 at Leck AB delivery date on July 12, 1965; SABCA for IRAN on March 26, 1968 with 507 flight hours, back to AG 52 on April 17, 1968
24+79 modified to Fighterbomber version F-104G in September 1970 at Messerschmitt; JaboG 32 on February 18, 1971
crashed on May 18, 1981 after ground contact at Heuberg Army training range during weapon delivery (CFIT), pilot was killed
written off, struck off charge order (AVA) October 27, 1981.

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