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Airframe Details for C-130 #3043

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Aircraft: 3043 (55-0016)
LM Aero T/V 3043
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 55-016
Current VPAF 55-016
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
Unknown [act] 55-016 C-130A
Unknown [act] 55-016 USAF 815 TCS C-130A
Unknown [act] 55-016 USAF 39 TAS C-130A
Nov 1972 [act] 55-016 C-130A
25 Dec 1974 [msh] 55-016 C-130A
Shot down on landing at Song Be, South Vietnam.
25 Dec 1974 [w/o] 55-016 C-130A

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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