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Airframe Details for C-130 #4293

C-130 Aircraft Profile

Aircraft: : 4293
LM Aero T/V 4293
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered FAB 2460
Current FAB 2460
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
21 Jan 1969 [act] 2460 SC-130E
22 Jan 1969 [act] 2460 FAB 1°/6° GAV SC-130E
Flew SAR/Recce squadron till 1987 when replaced by reconnaissance R-35A Learjets. The SC-130E's were equiped with a large window on each side of the fuselage and opening in the floor to operate cameras. Aircraft were not modified after being sent to normal cargo operations.
Unknown [act] 2460 FAB 1°/1° GT SC-130E
Dropped the Recce roll, but kept the SAR role with the new squadron.
14 Oct 1994 [msh] 2460 FAB 1°/1° GT SC-130E
Destroyed when the load of ammonution caught fire in the air 60 kilometers northeast of Brasilia, Brazil.
14 Oct 1994 [w/o] 2460 FAB 1°/1° GT SC-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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