RF-104G EB+246 of 2nd Squadron AG 52 in June 1967 in formation with a French "Mirage III R" from Strasbourg-Entzheim AB

RF-104G, construction number 683D-8254, company model 683-04-10, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); first flight May 1, 1964 coded KG+354 at Fokker-Schiphol
to Avio Diepen for RF-104G photoreconnaissance version modifications on May 1, 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 August 31, 1964
LVR 3 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 3) at Manching AB on October 1, 1964 for modifications
EB+246 AG 52 at Leck AB delivery date on November 26, 1964
25+01 exploded in the air near Leck AB on January 25, 1968 after engine fire while practising Touch and Go at nighttime,
pilot returned from a night flight and ejected safely, written off; struck off charge order (AVA) November 10, 1968.

copyright  Harry Prins