RF-104G EA+237 AG 51 flying the slot position

RF-104G, construction number 683D-8149, model 683-04-10, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord) at Fokker; first flight September 9, 1963 coded KG+249
to Avio Diepen September 17, 1963 for RF-104G photoreconnaissance version modifications according project "Bacchus" (for AG 51)
back to Fokker October 17, 1963; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
acceptance date by BABwFokker (RNAF-MTA) November 28, 1963
EA+237 AG 51 "Immelmann" at Ingolstadt-Manching AB delivery date on February 4, 1964
24+09 JaboG 34 on August 28, 1970; AG 52 at Leck AB on February 2, 1971
at MBB modified to Fighterbomber version F-104G in June 1971; JaboG 36 at Hopsten AB on October 20, 1971
crashed April 23, 1974 about 30 NM NE of Beja AB, Portugal during a high performance training flight after exceeding the structural limits
pilot ejected at 15.000 feet but was badly injured, written off; struck off charge order (AVA) January 27, 1975.

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