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Airframe Details for C-130 #4101

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C-130 Aircraft Profile

Aircraft: 4101
LM Aero T/V 4101
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered Civilian N9260R
Current Civilian N24ST
Status [w/o]
First flight was on September 17th, 1965.

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
Nov 1965 [act] N9260R L100
Dec 1965 [act] N9260R L100
Leased by Lockheed to Continental Air Services.
Aug 1966 [act] 9J-RCV L100
Purchased by the Government of Zambia and leased to Zambia Air Cargoes.
Mar 1969 [act] N920NA L100
Operated by National Aircraft Leasing and leased to Alaska Airlines.
Jun 1972 [act] N24ST L100
Leased to Saturn Airways
Nov 1972 [con] L100-30
Modified to L100-30 - stretched fuselage by 4.6m andAllison 501-D22A engines.
Dec 1976 [act] N24ST L100-30
Leased to TIA
24 May 1977 [msh] N24ST L100-30
Damaged due to a fire in the wing.
Unknown [msh] N24ST L100-30
Damaged during a landing mishap at Witchita, Kansas. Was quickly repaired.
Dec 1978 [act] N24ST L100-30
Repaired and continued to be leased to TIA
Apr 1979 [act] N24ST L100-30
Purchased by TIA after leasing since December 1976.
Oct 1979 [act] N24ST L100-30
TIA became Transamerica Airlines
29 Dec 1984 [msh] N24ST L100-30
Destroyed on ground when it landing during UNITA (National Union for the Total Independence of Angola - Portuguese: Uniao Nacional para a Independencia Total de Angola) guerrilla attack at Cafunfo, Angola. Gunfire resulted in a fire which spread. 4 crew members were on board when it was attacked after landing Captain Gerhardt Opel, F/O William Read, F/E Allan Bungard and Loadmaster Paul Higgins F/O Read was killed and the other 3 were held captive for 3 months until the Red Cross negotiated their release.
29 Dec 1984 [w/o] N24ST L100-30

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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