RF-104G 21+24 MFG 2 1985

RF-104G, construction number 683D-6679, model 683-04-10, built by FIAT (Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino)
manufactured by Italian Group (ARGE-Italien); RF-104G first flight May 26, 1965 coded KC+158 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 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 oredr "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back to MFG 2 on November 11, 1983; withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on January 8, 1987 with 3.476 flight hours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
to Hellenic Air Force coded "FG-6679" on February 25, 1987 to 335 Mira (Squadron) of 116 Pterix (Wing) at Araxos AB
September 1988 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; dump Athens-Hellinikon on December 24, 1990; January 1992 noted; May 1998 last noted; scrapped.

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FG-6679 off runway after the crash landing >

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