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Airframe Details for C-130 #3085

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Aircraft: 3085 (56-0477)

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LM Aero T/V 3085
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 56-477
Current USAF 56-477
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
Unknown [act] 56-477 C-130A
Unknown [act] 56-477 USAF 817 TAS C-130A
22 May 1968 [msh] 56-477 USAF 817 TAS C-130A
Shot down over Laos, south of Tchepone, during Blind Bat flare mission. Aircraft was assigned to the 817th TAS and was crewed by members of the 41st TAS.
22 May 1968 [w/o] 56-477 USAF 817 TAS 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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