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Airframe Details for C-130 #3099

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Aircraft: 3099 (56-0491)
LM Aero T/V 3099
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 56-491
Current Civilian J6-SLQ
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
May 1957 [act] 56-491 C-130A
Dec 1957 [act] 56-491 USAF 817 TCS C-130A
Aug 1961 [act] 56-491 USAF 314 TCW C-130A
Apr 1967 [act] 56-491 C-130A
Operated by the Air Force System Command (AFSC).
05 Feb 1968 [act] 56-491 C-130A
LTV Greenville
Unknown [con] 158229 DC-130A
Converted to a DC-130A, but the nose cone stayed the same. Four-bladed props were added at some point.
Unknown [act] 158229 USNavy VC-3 'UF-29' DC-130A
10 Aug 1979 [sto] 158229 USAF MASDC DC-130A
21 Sep 1987 [act] N9724V DC-130A
Bob's Airpark
Unknown [act] DC-130A
Operated by a company known as Unitrans but has been stated as a cover for CIA operations in 1990.
Unknown [act] J6-SLQ DC-130A
Operated by Questline.
10 Jun 1991 [msh] J6-SLQ DC-130A
Crashed due to shifted load on take-off from Luanda, Angola. There are several reports as to why this aircraft crashed. They include that the aircraft clipped a tree during night landing and another states an engine failure.
10 Jun 1991 [w/o] J6-SLQ DC-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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