RF-104G BB+235 WaSLw 10 at Prestwick 1965

RF-104G, construction number 683D-8182, company model 683-04-10, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); first flight November 13, 1963 coded KG+282 at Fokker-Schiphol
to Weserflug in November 1963 for RF-104G photoreconnaissance version according project "Recce"
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date by BABwFokker (RNAF-MTA) on April 24, 1964
BB+235 WaSLw 10 at Jever AB delivery date on May 4, 1964; to OGMA at Alverca, Portugal on May 26, 1967
AG 52 at Leck AB on September 11, 1967; JaboG 36 at Hopsten AB on December 12, 1967
24+39 conversion to Fighterbomber version F-104G by Messerschmitt November 21, 1968
to Messerschmitt on July 14, 1969 for the J79_MTU-J1K engine trials, first test flight October 31, 1969 at Manching AB
ErpSt 61 at Manching AB on February 26, 1970; JaboG 36 at Hopsten AB on August 12, 1971
damaged beyond repair (DBR) on April 24, 1973 at Hopsten AB, left main tire ruptured due to too low pressure
during take-off, pilot was seriously injured; aircraft written off; struck off charge order (AVA) May 20, 1974; scrapped.

OGMA: Oficinas Gerais de Meterial Aeronautico (Portuguese maintenance center)

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