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Airframe Details for C-130 #4345

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Aircraft: 4345 (69-6571)
LM Aero T/V 4345
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered USAF 69-571
Current USAF 69-571
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
Unknown [act] 69-571 C-130E
Unknown [act] 69-571 USAF 64 TAW C-130E
Unknown [con] 69-571 AC-130E
Modified to AC-130E
Unknown [act] 69-571 USAF 16 SOS 'FT' AC-130E " Bad Co"
30 Mar 1972 [msh] 69-571 USAF 16 SOS 'FT' AC-130E
Shot down by 57mm AAA over the Ho Chi Minh trail, Laos. The crew of 15 were able to bail out safely and were rescued by HH-53 and Air America helicopters.
30 Mar 1972 [w/o] 69-571 USAF 16 SOS 'FT' AC-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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