VH-FVZ. Aerospatiale ATR-72-212A. c/n 1087.

 

This aircraft was built for Avation Airframe Holdings Pte Ltd

Observed at Toulouse in primer as 'F-WWEX' - April 24, 2013

First flown as 'F-WWEX' at Toulouse - April 25, 2013

Powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada PW127M turboprop engines

Skywest Airlines was renamed Virgin Australia Regional Airlines - May 03, 2013

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-FVZ - May 09, 2013

Registered to Avation Eastern Fleet 111 Pte Ltd, Singapore

Leased to Virgin Australia Regional Airlines, Cloverdale, Western Australia as the registered operator

The aircraft is to be operated by Skywest Airlines for Virgin Australia Pty Ltd

Accepted by Avation Airframe Holdings Pty Ltd at Toulouse - May 31, 2013

Departed Toulouse on the delivery flight to Australia as SXI-1325 - June 01, 2013

Arrived Perth on completion of the delivery flight - June 04, 2013

Delivery route: Toulouse - Alexandra - Al Ain - Nagpur - Penang - Jakarta (Halim) - Perth

The delivery flight was carried out by Southern Cross International

Ferried Perth - Kalgoorlie - Brisbane as VA503A - July 11, 2013

The aircraft was named 'Angourie Beach'

Operated first revenue service Brisbane - Moranbah as VA1661 - July 26, 2013

This aircraft was badly damaged whilst landing at Canberra - November 19, 2017

To view the ATSB report on this accident please click 'HERE'

Ferried Canberra - Brisbane for further repairs - January 24, 2018

Ferried Brisbane - Canberra as VOZ9924 - March 06, 2018

Returned to service Brisbane - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as VOZ559 - March 08, 2018

Current with Virgin Australia Regional Airlines