C-130 Aircraft Database

Airframe Details for C-130 #4455

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Aircraft: : 4455 (71-1797)
LM Aero T/V 4455
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered BAF CH-01
Current BAF CH-01
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
25 Jul 1972 [act] CH-01 C-130H
28 Jul 1972 [act] CH-01 BAF 20 sqn C-130H

Unknown [act] CH-01 C-130H "The Nairobi Belle"
Jun 1995 [act] CH-01 BAF 20 sqn C-130H
Special characteristics:
  • Special Colorscheme
Special markings for cockpit upgrade promotional work at the Paris Airshow.
Unknown [act] CH-01 BAF 20 sqn C-130H
04 Feb 2006 [msh] CH-01 BAF 20 sqn C-130H
Struck by lightning during a trip from Kinshasa to Kikwit, Congo. Belgian Foreign Minister Karel De Gucht was on board at the time.
Mar 2006 [act] CH-01 BAF 20 sqn C-130H

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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