Movements December 1960


 
 
Soesterberg AB 06/12/1960 
Hunter FMk6 RNethAF 326 Sq N-254 collided just after landing, due to a blown tire   -  N-254 was w/o    (source : page 56  "KLu Crash Archief" , Flash Publication)
Hunter FMk6 RNethAF 325 Sq N-249 see N-254
       

 

 

Soesterberg AB 17/12/1960                 PHOTO
F-102A USAF 32 FIS First group of 8 F-102As arrived at Soesterberg after ferry flight from Wheelus AB, Lybia , with a stop-over at an airfield near Paris, Fr. (probably Toul-Rossieres AB, because 61013 stayed here until 03  Jan 1961) 
These 8 aircraft were : 60982, 60993, 60996, 61028, 61029, 61032, 61042 and 61043. All were painted with the red-white-blue tailscheme.
The transition from F-100 to F-102 took place at Wheelus AB. F-102A aircraft were ferried over the Ocean by aircraft carrier, embarked at St.Nazaire, Fr. and flown to Wheelus AB. The first 3 F-102A to   arrive there on 12 Aug 1960 were 61002, 61028 and 61029.  (TF-102A 41365 was damaged at Wheelus AB on 12 Sep 1960 in a landing accident ; it was repaired here and delivered to the 32nd on 08 Sep 1961)
       

 

 

Soesterberg AB 19/12/1960 
F-102A USAF 32 FIS Second group of 9 F-102As arrived at Soesterberg after ferry flight from Wheelus AB, Lybia. These aircraft were : 60973, 60977, 60985, 60986, 60987, 61002, 61014, 61021 and 61044. All were painted with the red-white-blue tailscheme.
F-102A 61027 arrived at Soesterberg on 11 Jan 1961 and TF-102A 41363 arrived on 16 Jan 1961.
       

 

 

Soesterberg AB 30/12/1960 
F-102A USAF 32 FIS 61028, 61043 
Hunter FMk6 RNethAF   N-244
Hunter T7 RNethAF   N-312
Fokker S-14 RNethAF   L-19
       

 

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