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Airframe Details for C-130 #4872

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Aircraft: : 4872

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LM Aero T/V 4872
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered RSaAF 1620
Current RSaAF 1620
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
Feb 1981 [act] 1620 KC-130H
Unknown [act] 1620 RSaAF 16 sqn KC-130H
24 Feb 1985 [msh] 1620 RSaAF 16 sqn KC-130H
Crashed after stalling in turn at Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
24 Feb 1985 [w/o] 1620 RSaAF 16 sqn KC-130H
Wreckage at Riyadh?

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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