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Airframe Details for C-130 #3141

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C-130 Aircraft Profile

Aircraft: 3141 (56-0533)
LM Aero T/V 3141
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 56-533
Current USAF 56-533
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
Unknown [act] 56-533 C-130A
Unknown [act] 56-533 USAF 40 TCS C-130A
Unknown [act] 56-533 USAF 374 TCW C-130A
Unknown [act] 56-533 USAF 21 TAS 'YD' C-130A

24 Nov 1969 [msh] 56-533 USAF 21 TAS C-130A
Shot down at Ban Salou, Laos, during Blind Bat flare mission. All 8 on board were killed. Crew was part of 41 TAS.
24 Nov 1969 [w/o] 56-533 USAF 21 TAS C-130A

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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