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Airframe Details for C-130 #3208

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Aircraft: 3208 (57-0501)
LM Aero T/V 3208
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered RAAF A97-208
Current FAT TT-PAA
Status [scr]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
08 Dec 1958 [act] A97-208 C-130A
12 Jan 1959 [act] A97-208 RAAF 86 W C-130A
02 Jun 1965 [act] A97-208 RAAF 36 sqn C-130A
18 Sep 1965 [msh] A97-208 RAAF 36 sqn C-130A
Sever damage to the nose during a hard landing attempting a short field landing demonstration at Laverton Air Show. The resulting damage included damge to the gear, bulkheads and skin for three feet to the rear of the nose gear, bent sub-structure and popped rivets.
06 Oct 1965 [act] A97-208 RAAF 36 sqn C-130A
15 Nov 1973 [act] A97-208 RAAF 486 sqn C-130A
24 May 1978 [act] N2267N C-130A
Also at one point spotted with registrations HK-3017X and SH-3017. At the end was returned to Australia.
04 Sep 1983 [act] N4445V C-130A
Sold to the French Government but didn't leave Australia till November 3, 1983.
13 Dec 1983 [act] TT-PAA C-130A
Unknown [scr] TT-PAA C-130A
Taken back to France and broken up.

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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