Vandel (DNK)


c/n: 2542-1161B
serial: FZ-120
sqn codes: "3R-Y"
ex USAF: 51-10708
ex Danish Air Force: "KU-K", "SI-G", "A-708"

This Thunderjet is on display in Vandel with Mr. Per Spang, Egnsmuseet Museum as '51-10708'/'A-708'

(click to enlarge)      
Republic F-84G Thunderjet / FZ-120  (no pictures available yet during
operational use in Belgian service)
Republic F-84G Thunderjet / FZ-120 Republic F-84G Thunderjet / FZ-120
(anno 2003)      

24/09/1952 Acceptance date USAF
29/09/1952 Departed Farmingdale (USA)
14/11/1952 Arrived by ship (Mormacmail) to Copenhagen. Deprocessed by SAS at Kastrup Airport, Copenhagen
00/11/1952 Delivered to Belgian Air Force as FZ-120
00/00/0000 To 2W (sqn code '3R-Y')
00/00/0000 To 22Sqn (sqn code 'IS-F')
16/11/1956 IRAN works accomplished (621:20 hours). Delivered Melsbroek-Karup AB, Denmark.
10/01/1957 To Royal Danish Air Force (625:25 hours)
10/01/1957 To Denmark Esk727 as 110708/KU-K, Karup
08/02/1957 To 727 Sqn with code 'KU-K'
11/03/1959 IRAN works (1153:00 hours)
15/04/1959 To 727 Sqn (code 'KU-K')
27/08/1959 To Esk728 as 110708/SI-G, Skrydstrup
18/08/1960 To Esk728 as A-708
31/08/1960 Last flight Skrydstrup AB to Karup AB, and written off from use. Total flight hours: 1554:30 hours
28/12/1960 To Vandel AB as decoy as 'A-708'
28/04/1985 Preserved Egnsmuseet Vandel in "new" green camouflagescheme as 'A708' (51-10708)
00/00/2003 Last noted in Vandel
2006 The aircraft is being cut up at a scrapdealer at Bjerringbro


This page was last updated on: 05-Jan-2008