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Airframe Details for C-130 #4106

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Aircraft: 4106 (65-0965)
LM Aero T/V 4106
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 65-965
Current USAF 65-965
Status [w/o]
Aircraft was fitted with Fulton recovery gear and tanker equipement.

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
Aug 1965 [act] 65-965 HC-130H
Nov 1965 [act] 65-965 USAF 48 ARRS HC-130H
Jul 1966 [act] 65-965 USAF 79 ARRS HC-130H
Dec 1970 [act] 65-965 USAF 36 ARRS HC-130H
Unknown [act] 65-965 USAF 79 ARRS HC-130H
Unknown [con] 65-965 WC-130H
Converted to an WC-130H.
Unknown [act] 65-965 USAF 53 WRS WC-130H
13 Oct 1974 [msh] 65-965 USAF 54 WRS WC-130H
During Typhoon Bess, after 10 PM, crashed into South China Sea killing 6 on board. Callsign was Swan 38. Crew members were: Capt. Edward R. Bushnell, 1st Lt. Gary W. Crass, 1st Lt. Michael P. O'Brien, 1st Lt. Timothy J. Hoffman, Tech. Sgt. Kenneth G. Suhr and Sgt. Detlef W. Ringler.
13 Oct 1974 [w/o] 65-965 USAF 54 WRS WC-130H

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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