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Airframe Details for C-130 #3749

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C-130 Aircraft Profile

Aircraft: 3749
LM Aero T/V 3749
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered SAAF 402
Current SAAF 402
Status [act]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
Unknown [act] 402 C-130B
Unknown [act] 402 SAAF 28 sqn C-130B
Oct 2004 [msh] 402 SAAF 28 sqn C-130B
The aircraft was damaged during a taxi exercise testing a new braking system at OR Tambo IAP. Was put into storage till at least 2008 for repairs as damages were substantial.
Sep 2014 [act] 402 SAAF 28 sqn C-130B
20 Years of Freedom markings on tail

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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