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Airframe Details for C-130 #3567

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Aircraft: 3567 (59-5925)
LM Aero T/V 3567
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered USNavy 148321
Current USNavy 148321
Status [sto]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
Unknown [act] 148321 UV-1L
Feb 1961 [act] 148321 USNavy VX-6 'JD' LC-130F " The Emperor"
Special characteristics:
  • Nose Art
Unknown [act] 148321 USNavy VX-6 'JD' LC-130F
04 Dec 1971 [msh] 148321 USNavy VX-6 LC-130F

Repaired after 17 years buried in snow.
Force landed at Care Four, Antarctica after two JATO bottle came off and struck the aircraft. The ten man crew were uninjured but had to live in survival shelters for 80 hours until the weather improve enough to allow a rescue. It had been buried in the snow for 17 years before repairs began.
Unknown [act] 148321 USNavy VX-6 LC-130F
Unknown [i/a] 148321 USNavy VXE-6 'XD-03' LC-130F

Suffered a second mishap, but the date is not known. Was easily repaired and likely happened in the early 90s.
Unknown [act] 148321 USNavy VXE-6 'XD-03' LC-130F
29 Mar 1999 [sto] 148321 USAF AMARC 'XD-03' LC-130F


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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