RF-4E PHANTOM II PHAREWELL gallery images by The Aviation Magazine

On Friday, May 5th, the Hellenic Air Force retired its RF-4E Phantom II from service. In an official ceremony, the 348 Mira Taktikis Anagnoriseos (MTA, Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron), based at Larissa AB, was disbanded. After 39 years of operation, this day marked the end of the reconnaissance version of the Phantom II in the HAF and in Europe. The Japan Air Self-Defense Force and the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force remain the last RF-4E operators.

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