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Airframe Details for C-130 #4478




C-130 Aircraft Profile

Aircraft: : 4478 (71-1804)
LM Aero T/V 4478
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered BAF CH-08
C-130H
Current BAF CH-08
C-130H
Status [sto]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
01 Feb 1973 [act] CH-08 C-130H
02 Feb 1973 [act] CH-08 BAF 20 sqn C-130H
23 Nov 1992 [msh] CH-08 BAF 20 sqn C-130H
Nose landing gear was damaged after a hard landing at Mogadishu-West, Somalia. It had a temporary repair done the next day and flew to Mombasa, Kenya where more repairs were carried out.
26 Nov 1992 [act] CH-08 BAF 20 sqn C-130H
Unknown [act] CH-08 BAF 20 sqn C-130H
Special characteristics:
  • Special Colorscheme
United Nation markings in Blue
21 Dec 2017 [sto] CH-08 BAF 20 sqn C-130H
First Belgian C-130 to be withdrawn from service. Short ferry flight from Melsbroek to Beauvechain where it will be put into storage.


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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