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Airframe Details for C-130 #3590

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C-130 Aircraft Profile

Aircraft: 3590 (60-5453)
LM Aero T/V 3590
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered RCAF 10304
Current RCAF 10304
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
Nov 1960 [act] 10304 C-130B
Dec 1960 [act] 10304 RCAF 435 TRS C-130B
15 Apr 1966 [msh] 10304 RCAF 435 TRS C-130B AIB Report
Crash landed near a Borden, Saskatchewan field after losing a forward cargo door inflight which resulted in structural damage due to explosive decompression. Fortunately no injuries. Aircraft may have been in process of a ferry flight to 408 Squadron. Struck off charge on October 12, 1966.
15 Apr 1966 [w/o] 10304 RCAF 435 TRS C-130B

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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