Aircraft Photo of 314 | Lockheed C-130E Hercules (L-382) (Karnaf) | Israel - Air Force | #329981
Registration / Serial:314
Military Code:4X-FBI
Aircraft Original Type:Lockheed L-100 Hercules
Aircraft Generic Type:Lockheed C-130 Hercules (L-082/182/282/382)
Aircraft Version:Lockheed C-130E Hercules (L-382) (Karnaf)
C/n (msn):382-3914
Operator / Titles:Israel - Air Force
Unit Markings:131 Sqn
City / Airport:Tel Aviv - Ben GurionMap
Airport Codes:ICAO: LLBG   IATA: TLV   Local: -   Other: -
Photo Date:25 June 2008
Photo by:Adrian Romang
Photo ID: 329981
Photo Comment

This 1964 built C-130E was hastily delivered to Israel 2nd hand during the Yom Kippur war in October of 1973. It previously served with the USAF's Military Airlift Command as 63-7844. It was pictured here at the - now closed - air base Lod, back then part of Tel Aviv's international Ben Gurion airport. All of Israel's military transport planes, namely the C-130 and B707 fleet did relocate to Nevatim AB near Beersheba around August of 2008, just a few weeks after this picture was taken. Being an old E version, this airframe has most likely be stored by now.

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