RF-104G 21+12 at Zehdenick 2018

RF-104G, construction number 683D-6661, company model 683-04-10, built by FIAT, Torino
manufactured by Italian Group (ARGE-Italien); RF-104G production in Photoreconnaissance version; first flight February 17, 1965 coded KC+146 at FIAT
project "Earl" (for MFG 2) as RF-104G with "AS.30" anti-ship missile delivery system installed
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date by BABwFIAT May 24, 1965
VB+207 MFG 2 at Eggebek AB delivery date on May 26, 1965
21+12 heavily damaged on June 2, 1970 during landing at Eggebek AB with broken main landing gear after loosing control due to loss of nose gear steering, pilot was ok
damage beyond repair (DBR) and withdrawn from use and instructional airframe (GIA) at MFlgLehrGrp Westerland/Sylt in 1971; struck off charge order (AVA) April 7, 1971
on pole at "Ebke Riege" barracks in Wilhelmshafen 1982; 21+12 preserved at Neubrandenburg AB, Luftwaffe camouflage scheme, seen there September 30, 1998
August 2006 noted on pole as Gate Guard; last noted 2007 preserved inside hangar at Neubrandenburg AB
May 2009 stored at Neubrandenburg; under restoration (stored) with LwInsthGrp 22 at Neubrandenburg; October 2012 last noted
June 7, 2014 preserved (stored) Zehdenick, 50 km north of Berlin, Germany first noted; display on pole in November 2018 first noted; October 2023 last noted.

5259'13.12"N 1318'18.72"E

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Gate Guard at Neubrandenburg AB 1998