C-130 Aircraft Database

Airframe Details for C-130 #3856

C-130 Aircraft Profile

Aircraft: : 3856 (63-7789)

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LM Aero T/V 3856
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 63-789
Current USAF 63-789
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
Unknown [act] 63-789 C-130E
Unknown [act] 63-789 USAF 464 TAW C-130E
Unknown [act] 63-789 USAF 36 TAS C-130E
23 May 1969 [msh] 63-789 USAF 36 TAS C-130E
Crew chief from the 36th TAS at RAF Mildenhall, United Kingdom started up the aircraft and took off for Langley AFB and crashed into the English Channel.
23 May 1969 [w/o] 63-789 USAF 36 TAS C-130E

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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