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Airframe Details for C-130 #4537

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Aircraft: 4537

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LM Aero T/V 4537
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered RMAF CNA-OB
Status [w/o]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
May 1974 [act] CNA-OB C-130H
Unknown [act] CNA-OB RMAF Esc de Transport C-130H
04 Dec 1976 [msh] CNA-OB RMAF Esc de Transport C-130H
Lost two engines after take off from Laayoune, Morocco. Also reported as shot down over Sahara by Polisario rebels.
04 Dec 1976 [w/o] CNA-OB RMAF Esc de Transport C-130H

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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