RF-104G EB+249 AG 52 on final at Norvenich AB 1967 (with EB+256)

RF-104G, construction number 683D-8262, model 683-04-10, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); coded KG+362 first flight May 20, 1964 at Fokker-Schiphol
to Fokker-Weserflug in May 1964 for RF-104G photoreconnaissance version with project "Bacchus II" (for 522 squadron of AG 52)
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date by BABwFokker September 23, 1964
EB+249 AG 52 at Leck AB delivery date on December 18, 1964; to OGMA at Alverca, Portugal on May 18, 1967
25+04 AG 52 on October 1, 1968; modified to Fighterbomber version F-104G in 1971 at MBB; JaboG 31 on June 29, 1971
stored LwWerft 11 on November 10, 1977 as attrition replacement aircraft; JaboG 33 on October 4, 1978; JaboG 31 on December 7, 1981
withdrawn from use and stored February 16, 1983 at LwSchleuse 11; struck off charge order (AVA) August 17, 1983
with 2.914 flight hours to Turkish Air Force September 1.1983 (with TuAF serial number 64-8262); coded "9-262" with 9.AJU 1989
crashed coded "8-262" on May 27, 1991 with 181 Filo of 8.AJU at Diyarbakir AB, written off.

OGMA: Oficinas Gerais de Meterial Aeronautico (Portuguese maintenance center)

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