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Airframe Details for C-130 #4272

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Aircraft: 4272 (66-13547)
LM Aero T/V 4272
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered RAF XV304
C-130K C.1
Current RAF XV304
C-130K C.3A
Status [scr]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
May 1968 [act] XV304 C-130K C.1
Unknown [act] XV304 RAF LTW C-130K C.1
Unknown [con] XV304 C-130K C.3A
Upgraded to Mk3A
Unknown [act] XV304 RAF LTW C-130K C.3A
06 May 2010 [msh] XV304 RAF LTW C-130K C.3A
Wheels up landing during a training exercise at RAF Brize Norton. Unconfirmed if could not get gear down or if the crew forgot to lower the gear. Crew of four were fine.
06 May 2010 [w/o] XV304 RAF LTW C-130K C.3A
Used for spare parts for XV196 (c/n 4217) and as an instructional airframe at RAF Brize Norton.
12 Jan 2012 [i/a] XV304 RAF LTW C-130K C.3A
Removed from the UK Military Aircraft Register
11 Oct 2021 [scr] XV304 RAF LTW C-130K C.3A
instructional airframe scrapped at RAF Brize Norton.

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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