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Airframe Details for C-130 #4873




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Aircraft: : 4873



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LM Aero T/V 4873
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered RSaAF 1621
KC-130H
Current RSaAF 3207
KC-130H
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
Feb 1981 [act] 1621 KC-130H
Mar 1981 [msh] 1621 KC-130H
Damaged during delivery from a liferaft that detached and damaged the aircraft. Repaired quickly at Marshall, England.
Unknown [act] 1621 RSaAF 16 sqn KC-130H
Feb 1995 [act] 3207 RSaAF 32 sqn KC-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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