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Airframe Details for C-130 #3197

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Aircraft: 3197 (57-0490)
LM Aero T/V 3197
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 57-490
Current USAF 57-490
Status [pre]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
Unknown [act] 57-490 C-130A
Unknown [con] 57-490 C-130D
Converted to C-130D
19 Mar 1959 [act] 57-490 USAF 61 TCS C-130D
Apr 1959 [msh] 57-490 USAF 61 TCS C-130D
Nose gear collapsed during a landing on Arctic ice at DYEIII causing some major damage to the nose gear assemble and forward cargo compartment. The aircraft struck a ice ridge formed from wind.
Unknown [act] 57-490 USAF 61 TCS C-130D

Unknown [act] 57-490 USAF 17 TCS C-130D
Unknown [msh] 57-490 USAF 17 TCS C-130D
Lost prop on engine one and belly landed. Was repaired by April quickly.
Jul 1975 [act] 57-490 USAF 139 TAS C-130D
Unknown [sto] 57-490 USAF MASDC C-130D
Unknown [i/a] 57-490 C-130D
Ground instructional trainer at Chanute AFB.
Sep 1993 [i/a] 57-490 C-130D
Inactive while prepared to be placed in museum at Octive Chanute Aerospace Museum.
Jul 1994 [pre] 57-490 C-130D
Octive Chanute Aerospace Museum.
Apr 1996 [pre] 57-490 C-130D
Preserved at Schenectady, New York (Stratton ANGB as a gate guard?)

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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