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Airframe Details for C-130 #5457

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Aircraft: : 5457
LM Aero T/V 5457
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered RAF ZH873
Current RAF ZH873
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
Unknown [act] ZH873 C-130J
Coded N4242N
Apr 2000 [act] ZH873 C-130J
May 2016 [act] ZH873 C-130J
Aug 2017 [msh] ZH873 C-130J "Jezebel"
Suffered a heavy landing incident in Iraq (Erbil AB). Assessed extensively but eventually deemed a write-off. First UK air loss during Op Shader.
Aug 2017 [w/o] ZH873 C-130J
Reportedly still in Erbil in May 2018

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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