RF-104G 21+14 Marinefliegergeschwader 2 (MFG 2) 1975

RF-104G, construction number 683D-6663, company model 683-04-10, built by FIAT (Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino)
manufactured by Italian Group (ARGE-Italien) in RF-104G production in Photoreconnaissance version
RF-104G KC+148 first flight February 19, 1965 at FIAT, Turin-Caselle; project "Earl" (for MFG 2) as RF-104G with "AS.30" anti-ship missile delivery system installed
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date by BABwFIAT June 7, 1965
VB+209 MFG 2 (Navy Wing 2) at Eggebek AB delivery date on June 30, 1965
21+14 IRAN at SABCA on November 5, 1971, back to MFG 2 on February 7, 1972; Navy camouflage scheme "Norm 76" according tech order "TA-196-3" in 1971 at VFW
crashed April 19, 1977 after engine failure during a sea low level east of island Moen, Denmark after a bird strike; pilot ejected safely
written off; struck off charge order (AVA) September 6, 1977.

Project "Earl": 27 RF-104G from the ARGE-Italy for the 1.Staffel (Squadron) of MFG 2 at Eggebek with built-in AS.30 "Kormoran" anti-ship missile delivery wiring system.

copyright  Harry Prins