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Airframe Details for C-130 #4040

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Aircraft: : 4040 (64-0547)
LM Aero T/V 4040
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 64-547
Current USAF 64-547
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
Jul 1965 [act] 64-547 C-130E
Aug 1965 [act] 64-547 USAF 464 TCW C-130E
Sep 1966 [act] 64-547 USAF 314 TCW C-130E
May 1967 [con] 64-547 C-130E-I
Converted to C-130E(I)
Jun 1967 [act] 64-547 USAF 15 SOS C-130E-I
29 Dec 1967 [msh] 64-547 USAF 15 SOS C-130E-I
Crash into a mountain 65 kilometers northeast of Dien Bien Phu on a leaflet dropping mission. 11 man crew was lost
29 Dec 1967 [w/o] 64-547 USAF 15 SOS C-130E-I

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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