RF-104G 21+24 MFG 2 1986

RF-104G, construction number 683D-6679, company model 683-04-10, built by FIAT (Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino)
manufactured by Italian Group (ARGE-Italien); RF-104G production in Photoreconnaissance version; first flight May 26, 1965 coded KC+158 at FIAT in Turin-Caselle
project "Earl" (for MFG 2) as RF-104G with AS.30 "Kormoran" anti-ship missile delivery system installed
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date July 20, 1965 by BABwFIAT
VB+219 MFG 2 at Eggebek AB delivery date on July 27, 1965
21+24 Navy camouflage scheme "Norm 76" according tech order "TA-196-3" in 1972
modified to MARINE-Recce version according tech order "TA-1401" with Side Oblique Camera (SOC) KS-87B on April 9, 1979, back to MFG 2 on May 29, 1979
Luftwaffenschleuse 11 on September 27, 1983 for AN/ALE-40(N) Chaff/Flare countermeasure dispenser equipment according tech order "TA-1469"
back to MFG 2 on November 11, 1983; withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on January 8, 1987 with 3.476 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) February 19, 1987
MAP (Military Assistance Program) to Hellenic Air Force coded "FG-6679" on February 25, 1987 to 335 Mira (Squadron) of 116 Pterix (Wing) at Araxos AB
on September 18, 1990 written off at Larissa AB after a landing accident, pilot landed the aircraft without landing gear touching down on pylon tanks,
the pilot was injured but safe; officially withdrawn from use on July 10, 1991 (DBR); dump KEA Hellinikon in January 1992 noted
in 1998 noted inside 120 Air Training Wing, Kalamata for fire-fighting drill
in November 2000 sold as scrap and abandoned at Agios Floros area near Kalamata; scrapped in November 2006 last noted.

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  Stefan Petersen

FG-6679 after the crash landing

copyright  Lefteris Skoufis