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Airframe Details for C-130 #3160

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Aircraft: : 3160 (57-0453)
LM Aero T/V 3160
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 57-453
Current USAF 57-453
Status [pre]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
Unknown [act] 57-453 C-130A
Unknown [act] 57-453 USAF 41 TCS C-130A
Unknown [act] 57-453 USAF 39 TAS C-130A
Dec 1976 [act] 57-453 USAF 155 TAS C-130A "Nite Train to Memphis"
09 Dec 1991 [sto] 57-453 USAF AMARC C-130A
10 Apr 1997 [i/a] 57-453 C-130A
Transferred to Fort Meade, Maryland to be preserved.
03 Aug 1997 [pre] 57-453 C-130A
Preserved as C-130A-II, 56-0528 at Fort Meade, Maryland. Replica of 56-0528 which was shot down by by a Russian MiG on September 2, 1958. Eventually the four bladed props were replaced with more accurate three bladed.

Abbreviations and symbols:
[act] Active [i/a] Instructional Airframe [sto] Stored (e.g. at AMARG)
[cld] Cancelled Order [msh] Involved in Mishap [w/o] Write-off
[con] Converted [o/o] On Order
[des] Destroyed (drone) [pre] Preserved (museum, gateguard) T/V LM Aero Type/Version (Construction) number
[emb] Embargoed [scr] Scrapped Photo Available

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