C-130 Aircraft Database

Airframe Details for C-130 #5440




C-130 Aircraft Profile

Aircraft: : 5440
LM Aero T/V 5440
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered RAAF A97-440
C-130J-30
Current RAAF A97-440
C-130J-30
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
26 Sep 1999 [act] A97-440 C-130J-30
Coded N130JQ or may have been N4080M
Unknown [act] A97-440 RAAF 37 sqn C-130J-30
Apr 2014 [act] A97-440 RAAF 37 sqn C-130J-30 "Cargo Cat"
Special characteristics:
  • Nose Art
23 Apr 2014 [msh] A97-440 RAAF 37 sqn C-130J-30 "Cargo Cat"
Ran off the side of the runway at Kabul IAP and came to a rest seventy metres off the end of the tarmac. No injuries and easily repaired.
Feb 2015 [act] A97-440 RAAF 37 sqn C-130J-30 "Cargo Cat"
Special characteristics:
  • Nose Art


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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