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Airframe Details for C-130 #3864

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Aircraft: 3864 (63-7798)

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LM Aero T/V 3864
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 63-798
Current USAF 63-798
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
Unknown [act] 63-798 C-130E
Unknown [act] 63-798 USAF 345 TAS 'DH' C-130E
Unknown [act] 63-798 USAF 776 TAS 'DL' C-130E
17 May 1972 [msh] 63-798 USAF 776 TAS 'DL' C-130E
Hit by 122mm rocket and crashed while attempting take off from Kontum, South Vietnam killing 7 on board. Another source says happened May 6.
17 May 1972 [w/o] 63-798 USAF 776 TAS 'DL' C-130E

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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