RF-104G EA+248: picture wanted coded KG+260 or EA+248

RF-104G EA+248 (no photo)

RF-104G, construction number 683D-8160, model 683-04-10, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); F-104G first flight October 2, 1963 coded KG+260 at Fokker-Schiphol
to Fokker-Weserflug in October 1963 for RF-104G modifications according project "Bacchus" (for AG 51)
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
acceptance date February 19, 1964 by BABwFokker (RNAF-MTA)
EA+248 AG 51 at  Ingolstadt-Manching AB delivery date on March 17, 1964
crashed June 13, 1966 after midair collision with another RF-104G (construction number 8106, EA+107)
over the Zuidersee (Waddensee), West of Harlingen, Netherlands
pilot did not eject and was killed; struck off charge order (AVA) February 9, 1967.

AG 51 based at Ingolstadt-Manching was on a squadron exchange with the Twenthe AB Starfighter
from 306 Reconnaissance Squadron. The visiting Starfighter (8106 code EA+107 and 8160 code EA+248)
collided over the Zuidersee (Waddensee), West of Harlingen, Netherlands
both pilots were sadly killed in this accident

copyright  Karl Ascherl