RF-104G "D-8059" 306 squadron Volkel AB, Netherlands at RAFG Wildenrath during TAM78

RF-104G, construction number 683D-8059, model 683-04-10, built by Fokker
manufactured by North Group (ARGE-Nord); Fokker factory construction number 10509
KG-159 taken on charge September 12, 1963; RF-104G coded D-8059 to 306 squadron on September 17, 1963
loaned to Leeuwarden AB 322/323 squadron pool from September 23, 1964 until mid 1965; transferred with 306 squadron to Volkel AB in September 1969
flew its entire life with 306 squadron and participated in various rotations and exercises
RF-104G (O) with Orpheus recce pod in 1974; Tactical Air Meet'78 at RAF Wildenrath, Germany June 1978; withdrawn from use on March 8, 1984
to Turkish Air Force (THK serial number 63-8059)  coded 8059 with 4 AJU; operated as F-104G (mod) without gun
coded 9-059 with 9.AJU at Balikesir AB; 1988 last noted; likely scrapped.

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