VH-HYT. Airbus A320-211. c/n 662.
Ordered new by Ansett
First flown at Toulouse as F-WWDM - February 7, 1997
Entered onto Australian Aircraft Register as VH-HYT - March 12, 1997
Registered to Ansett Transport Industries (OPerations) Pty Ltd
Aircraft fitted 24 First Class and 108 Economy Class seats but variable
Finance provided by Credit Lyonnais Australia Ltd
Acceptance of aircraft was delayed as it had to be repainted at Toulouse
Accepted by Ansett at Toulouse - March 29, 1997
Departed Toulouse as AN4292 on delivery flight to Australia - April 1, 1997
Arrived Melbourne (Tullamarine) at conclusion of delivery flight - April 4, 1997
Delivery route: Toulouse - Dubai - Mauritius - Perth - Melbourne
Flight crew: Captains B. Saunders, P. Anniss; Engineers J. Beaumont, G. Page, T. Hales, R. Farrar
Operated first revenue service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Brisbane as AN60 (Captain M. Randall) - April 22, 1997
Operated last revenue service Melbourne - Sydney as AN58 - September 13, 2001
Ansett ceased operations due to bankruptcy - September 13, 2001
Ferried to Melbourne (Tullamarine) for storage
Re-entered Ansett service under administration Melbourne - Sydney as AN738 - October 16, 2001
Operated final revenue service Sydney - Melbourne as AN85 - March 4, 2002
Ansett Engineering quote the aircraft had flown 16,892 hours with 9,361 cycles - March 4, 2002
Departed Melbourne on return to lessor Credit Lyonnais, France as AN4040 - March 28, 2002
Arrived Toulouse at conclusion of ferry flight - March 31, 2002
Ferry route: Melbourne - Perth - Cocos Island - Male - Dubai - Larnaca - Toulouse
Flight crew: Captains B. Saunders, A. Sillar; Engineers T. Lattimore, R. Negus
On arrival at Toulouse it underwent heavy maintenance with Sogerma
Cancelled from Australian Aircraft Register - January 31, 2003
Entered onto French Aircraft Register as F-WQSE - March 23, 2003
Ferried Toulouse - Bordeaux in full Ansett livery for storage - April 15, 2003
Leased to Air Moldova - January 2004
Entered onto Moldovian Aircraft Register as ER-AXW
Ferried Bordeaux - Kishinev on delivery to Air Moldova - February 10, 2004
Sold to AAR Aircraft Sales - May 2007
Registered N662AR on a temporary certificate - May 23, 2007
Registered to Wells Fargo Bank Northwest NA Trustee, Salt Lake City, Utah
Returned by Air Moldova to lessor - June 8, 2007
Ferried Paris (Orly) - Bangor - Montreal (Pierre Elliott Trudeau) for repainting - June 8, 2007
Ferried Montreal (Mirabel) - Shannon on delivery to Air Comet, Spain - June 28 - 29, 2007
Ferried Shannon - Madrid after repairs to flap assembly at Shannon - July 3, 2007
Entered onto Spanish Aircraft Register as EC-KIK
Seen at Madrid as EC-KIK in basic Air Moldova livery with Air Comet titles - July 22, 2007
Ferried Madrid - Keflavik - Montreal in Air Comet livery - October 9, 2007
Ferried Montreal - Keflavik - Madrid in full Air Comet livery - October 22 - 23, 2007
Seen at Madrid in basic Air Moldova livery - October 26, 2007
Withdrawn from use by Air Comet and stored at Paris (Orly) - December 2008
Leased to Olympic Airlines in basic Air Comet livery - July 31, 2009
Air Comet ceased operations - December 21, 2009
Aircraft placed in storage at Madrid Airport - December 2009
Returned to Wells Fargo Bank Northwest NA Trustee, Salt Lake City, Utah - January 28, 2010
Cancelled from the Spanish Aircraft Register - January 2010
Entered onto the U. S. Aircraft Register as N662WF - January 28, 2010
Stored at Montpellier in Air Comet livery - April 27, 2010
Entered onto the French Aircraft Register as F-WTAU - May 31, 2011
Prepared for lease to Donbassaero at Montpellier
Entered onto the Ukraine Aircraft Register as UR-DAK - June 2011
Registered to AAR Corporation
Leased to Donbassaero Airline as registered operator
Ferried Montpellier - Donetsk as UDC5544 on delivery to Donbassaero - June 21, 2011
Donbassaero filed for bankruptcy and ceased all operations - January 14, 2013
Aircraft transferred to Wind Rose Aviation
Withdrawn from use and stored - ?
F-WWDM. Ansett Australia - in the 'Starmark' livery at Toulouse, April 1997.
F-WQSE. Ansett Australia - in the 'Starmark' livery at Bordeaux Airport, April 2003.
ER-AXW. Air Moldova - in the full livery at Paris, September 2004.
ER-AXW. Air Moldova - in the full livery at Amsterdam Airport, July 2005.
N662AR. Air Moldova - in the full livery at Paris Orly Airport, May 2007.
EC-KIK. Air Comet - in basic Air Moldova livery at unknown airport, August 2007.