RF-104G EB+237 AG 52

RF-104G, construction number 683D-8241, company model 683-04-10, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); first flight April 10, 1964 coded KG+341 at Fokker-Schiphol
RF-104G photoreconnaissance version at Weserflug in April 1964 with project "Bacchus II" (for 522 squadron of AG 52)
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date by BABwFokker (RNAF-MTA) on July 21, 1964
LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) at Manching AB on July 23, 1964 for upgrading and modifications
EB+237 AG 52 at Leck AB delivery date on November 26, 1964
24+91 modified to Fighterbomber version F-104G by Messerschmitt AG on July 7, 1970; JaboG 32 at Lechfeld AB on March 15, 1971
crashed April 4, 1978 during landing at Lechfeld AB on the runway after the aircraft got out of control during the final turn
pilot did not eject and was killed, written off; struck off charge order (AVA) January 4, 1979
preserved Flugausstellung Hermeskeil, mounted inside the museum vertical on a wall in bare metal, with parts of other F-104s, 2004 noted
July 2021 last noted.

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