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Airframe Details for C-130 #3871

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Aircraft: 3871
LM Aero T/V 3871
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered USNavy 151890
Current USNavy 151890
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
Unknown [act] 151890 C-130G
Unknown [con] 151890 EC-130G
Converted to EC-130G
Dec 1968 [act] 151890 USNavy VQ-3 EC-130G
Unknown [act] 151890 USNavy VQ-4 'HL' EC-130G
15 Jan 1972 [msh] 151890 USNavy VQ-4 'HL' EC-130G
Written off following damage from in-flight fire as a result of an electrical failure in a wing fuel tank. The fire was out by the time the aircraft crash landed in a farmers field, but the damage to the aircraft was enough that it couldn't be repaired.
15 Jan 1972 [w/o] 151890 USNavy VQ-4 'HL' EC-130G

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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