C-130 Aircraft Database

Airframe Details for C-130 #3678

C-130 Aircraft Profile

Aircraft: : 3678 (61-2642)
LM Aero T/V 3678
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 61-642
Current USAF 61-642
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
Unknown [act] 61-642 C-130B
Unknown [act] 61-642 USAF 29 MAS 'QB' C-130B
24 Feb 1971 [msh] 61-642 USAF 29 MAS 'QB' C-130B
Written off after being damaged in rocket attack at Da Nang AB, South Vietnam. A single 122 mm rocket hit the aircraft fuselage. No one was killed in the attack and a few other C-130s were damaged. Aircraft had just returned from a medivac mission (903rd AEG) from the DMZ area to Da Nang. All crew and patients were off loaded before the rocket hit by minutes. Tail section was used to repair an AC-130. Some sources have this as February 21st.
24 Feb 1971 [w/o] 61-642 USAF 29 MAS 'QB' 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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