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Airframe Details for C-130 #3995

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Aircraft: 3995 (64-0511)

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LM Aero T/V 3995
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 64-511
Current USAF 64-511
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
Aug 1964 [act] 64-511 C-130E
Unknown [act] 64-511 USAF 4413 CCTS C-130E
Unknown [act] 64-511 USAF 61 TCS C-130E
31 May 1966 [msh] 64-511 USAF 61 TCS C-130E
Lost during a mission against the Thanh Hoa bridge on the Song Ma River, North Vietnam. The Carolina Moon operation was an attempt to drop a large 8 foot diameter bomb with 5000 pounds of explosives to knock out the bridge. Exact reason of loss is truly not known, but all eight crew were killed in action.
31 May 1966 [w/o] 64-511 USAF 61 TCS 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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