VH-BFB. Bristol 170-31 Freighter. c/n 13192.


 

First flown as a B-170-31M Freighter - G-18-184 - 1955

Sold to the Pakistan Air Force as S4436 - September 29, 1955

Transferred to Pakistan Government - June 1961

Sold to Ansett-A.N.A. - September 3, 1961

Given the registration AP-AMP for delivery flight to Melbourne

Delivered to Ansett-A.N.A. in Melbourne - September 17, 1961

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-BFB - January 22, 1962

Registered to Ansett-M.A.L. - January 22, 1962

Departed Melbourne on delivery flight to Madang in full Ansett-M.A.L. livery - January 23, 1962

Withdrawn from service temporarily at Goroka - January 1967

Flown to Lae for storage - June 30, 1967

Departed on delivery flight to Woodbourne, New Zealand - November 2, 1967

Sold to SAFE Air New Zealand - November 5, 1967

Entered onto the New Zealand Aircraft Register as ZK-CVL

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - November 6, 1967

Broken up for spares

 


 

VH-BFB. Ansett-M.A.L. - in the full livery at Sydney's Bankstown Airport, date unknown.

VH-BFB. Ansett-M.A.L. - in the full livery at Madang Airport, July 1966.

VH-BFB. Ansett-M.A.L. - in the full livery somewhere in New Guinea, July 1966.

 

VH-BFB. Ansett-M.A.L. - in the full livery somewhere in New Guinea, July 1966.