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Airframe Details for C-130 #4357

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Aircraft: : 4357 (69-6581)

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LM Aero T/V 4357
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 69-581
Current USAF 69-581
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
Unknown [act] 69-581 C-130E
Unknown [act] 69-581 USAF 61 TAS C-130E
Unknown [act] 69-581 USAF 314 TAW C-130E
Unknown [act] 69-581 USAF 317 TAW C-130E
Unknown [act] 69-581 USAF 37 TAS C-130E
14 Jan 1981 [msh] 69-581 USAF 37 TAS C-130E
Crashed into the bomb dump just after take-off from a fin stall at Ramstein AB, West Germany. Cause was a missing washer on rudder control. Nine crew killed.
14 Jan 1981 [w/o] 69-581 USAF 37 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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