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Airframe Details for C-130 #5278

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Aircraft: 5278 (91-1231)
LM Aero T/V 5278
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 91-231
Current USAF 91-231
Status [act]
Herc 2000, the 2000th C-130th built.

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
12 May 1992 [act] 91-231 C-130H
15 May 1992 [act] 91-231 USAF 165 AS C-130H " Man o' War"
Hercules number 2000 built operated first by the 165th Airlift Squadron.
03 Jun 1994 [msh] 91-231 USAF 165 AS C-130H " Man o' War"
While taxiing at London, Ontario air show arrival day, the main gear went through the ashphalt causing some minor damage to one of the main gear and doors that was easily repaired. Aircraft was one of eight participating in the 40th Anniversary Herules Meet.
Jul 1994 [act] 91-231 USAF 165 AS C-130H " Man o' War"
May 2009 [act] 91-231 USAF 165 AS C-130H
Aug 2021 [act] 91-231 USAF 142 AS C-130H

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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