RF-104G BB+241 WaSLw 10 (OTU 10)

RF-104G, construction number 683D-8191, company model 683-04-10, US serial number 67-14891, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); first flight December 13, 1963 coded KG+291 at Fokker-Schiphol
to Weserflug in December 1963 for RF-104G photoreconnaissance version modifications according project "Recce"
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date May 15, 1964 by BABwFokker (RNAF-MTA)
BB+241 WaSLw 10 at Jever AB delivery date on May 26, 1964
 according project "Columbus III" airlifted to Lockheed, Palmdale, USA on June 21, 1967
modified to F-104G at Lockheed according modification status 2220
operated by the 4510th CCTW at Luke AFB coded 14891 (German shadow serial number 2447) in USAF Silver-finish color scheme
crashed after a landing attempt at Luke AFB on March 25, 1969, the pilot (USAF IP)
encountered asymmetrical flaps in the landing pattern and made a go-around and ejected,
pilot was badly injured; written off; struck off charge (AVA) May 8, 1969; 4512 CCTS; 416 flight hours.

copyright  Frank Matthes