C-130 Aircraft Database

Airframe Details for C-130 #4230

C-130 Aircraft Profile

Aircraft: : 4230 (66-8555)
LM Aero T/V 4230
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered RAF XV205
C-130K C.1
Current RAF XV205
C-130K C.1
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
09 Sep 1967 [act] XV205 C-130K C.1
08 Sep 1967 [act] XV205 RAF 48 sqn C-130K C.1
Unknown [act] XV205 RAF LTW C-130K C.1
Unknown [act] XV205 RAF 47 sqn C-130K C.1
27 Aug 2007 [msh] XV205 RAF 47 sqn C-130K C.1
Wrecked during a hard landing on rough airstrip at night in Afghanistan. Entire crew was ok. It was shortly after destroyed by British forces as the aircraft had important equipment that was not to fall into enemy hands.
27 Aug 2007 [w/o] XV205 RAF 47 sqn C-130K C.1

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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