A97-209


Type: L-182-1A Hercules C-130A-50-LM
MSN: 182-3209
Call Sign: VM-JLG
Previous Identities: 57-0502
Subsequent Identities: N2267P (NTU)

History:

20NOV58 Received by RAAF.
06DEC58 Departed Lockheed, Marietta on delivery to Australia (in company with A97-205, 206 & 207).
13DEC58 Received at 2AD for acceptance inspection.
16DEC58 Fire warning on number 1 engine which was shut down and fire bottles discharged.
16JAN59 Starboard aileron damaged.
20JAN59 Received at 86Wing ex 2AD.
11AUG61 Received at 2AD for anti-corrosion treatment.
27FEB62 Despatched to 86 Wing ex 2AD.
17MAR62 Despatched to Lockheed for fuel tank corrosion repairs.
29JUL62 Received at 86 Wing ex USA.
11JUN63 Received at 2AD for E service.
05SEP63 Received at 86 Wing ex 2AD.
21MAY65 Received at 2AD for mods.
12AUG65 Received at 36SQN ex 2AD.
13JUL66 Received at 2AD for mods.
12NOV66 Despatched to 36SQN.
19DEC66 Received at 2AD for fitment of cargo door brackets.
21DEC66 Received at 36SQN ex 2AD.
19MAY67 Received at 2AD for Mods 137 and 138.
22JUN67 Received at 36SQN.
23SEP67 Received at Qantas for ADS.
28NOV67 Received at 2AD ex Qantas for Mod 131 and replacement of defective wing fittings.
11MAR68 Received at 36SQN ex 2AD.
15DEC69 Received at Qantas for ADS.
13JAN70 Allotted to 36SQN ex Qantas.
08SEP70 Allotted to 2AD for repairs.
01JUN71 Allotted to 36SQN ex 2AD.
26APR72 Received at Qantas for ADS.
09JUN72 Issued to 36SQN ex Qantas.
09MAY73 Allotted to 2AD for wing rehabilitation programme.
07SEP73 Allotted to 36SQN.
15NOV73 Allotted to 486SQN.
14OCT74 Received at Qantas for ADS.
24DEC74 Allotted to 486SQN.
10JUN77 Allotted to 2AD.
17JUN77 Allotted to 486SQN.
24MAY78 Registration application from Global Jet Sales/Parmax, Fort Worth, Texas as N2267P (NTU)
29APR80 Approved for withdrawal from sale and issue to AMTDU, Richmond for use as a trainaid.
20MAR81 Held AMTDU, Richmond for air movements courses training personnel.
03OCT84 Held AMTDU. Engines fitted are incomplete.
DEC85 Held at AMTDU, Richmond.
DEC86 Held at AMTDU, Richmond.
03DEC01 Overturned by storm at Richmond and badly damaged.
Subsequently buried at Richmond. (Source: Col Tigwell)


ABBREVIATIONS
ADS Anti-Deterioration Servicing
AMTDU Air Movements Training & Development Unit
DAS Department of Administrative Services
NTU Not Taken Up
2AD No 2 Aircraft Depot, RAAF Richmond


Issue Date Remarks
6 16AUG16
Added an image from the CAHS/Graham Fraser Collection. Thanks to Phil Vabre.
5 10APR16
Refreshed page layout with no change to data.
4 03APR06
Added details of fate. Thanks to Col Tigwell.
3 16DEC02
Added details from RAAF status card.



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