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Airframe Details for C-130 #5559

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Aircraft: 5559 (04-3143)
LM Aero T/V 5559
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 04-143
Current USAF 04-143
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
03 May 2005 [act] 04-143 C-130J-30
05 May 2005 [act] 04-143 USAF 48 AS C-130J-30
Feb 2006 [act] 04-143 USAF 143 AS C-130J-30
On loan from the 48th AS
Sep 2008 [act] 04-143 USAF 41 AS C-130J-30
Feb 2020 [act] 04-143 USAF 41 AS C-130J-30
Special characteristics:
  • Special Colorscheme
Marked as X16 JUNGLE SKIPPERS - One of two C-130Js donned the insignia in order to pay tribute to the Douglas C-47 Skytrain aircraft flown by the 317th Troop Carrier Group during WWII.
Jun 2021 [act] 04-143 USAF 40 AS C-130J-30

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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