RF-104G 21+15 MFG 2 over the volcanic island Stromboli in Italy

RF-104G, construction number 683D-6664, model 683-04-10, built by FIAT (Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino)
manufactured by Italian Group (ARGE-Italien); RF-104G KC+149 first flight March 6, 1965 at FIAT, Turin-Caselle
project "Earl" (for MFG 2) as RF-104G with AS.30 and "Kormoran" anti-ship missile delivery system installed
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date April 4, 1965 by BABwFIAT
VB+210 MFG 2 (Navy Wing 2) at Eggebek AB delivery date on May 6, 1965
21+15 Navy camouflage scheme "Norm 76" according tech order "TA-196-3" in 1971
to MBB for the MARINE-Recce version according tech order "TA-1401" with Side Oblique Camera (SOC) KS-87B on January 29, 1979,
back to MFG 2 on March 23, 1979
November 28, 1983 to Luftwaffenschleuse 11 for AN/ALE-40(N) Chaff/Flare countermeasure dispenser equipment according tech order "TA-1469"
back to MFG 2 on January 31, 1984; withdrawn from use and stored at LwSchleuse 11 on August 20, 1986 with 3.408 flight hours
struck off charge order (AVA) January 19, 1987
to Hellenic Air Force on February 25, 1987 coded as "FG-6664" to 116 Pterix (Wing) for 335 Mira (Squadron)
crashed on September 3, 1992 after a midair collision at Iteno Ilias close to Andravida AB with construction number 7082, pilot ejected safely
written off; wreck seen at Araxos AB in April 2000; no further information.

copyright  Axel Ostermann