N7099. Boeing 707-327C. c/n 19108-511.


 

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Renton - June 23, 1966

First flown as N7099 - July 16, 1966

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N7099 - July 1966

Registered to Braniff International Airways

Accepted by Braniff Airways at Seattle - July 27, 1966

Leased to Qantas Airways - January 01, 1971

This aircraft was not entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register

The registration marks 'VH-EBY' had been reserved but were not taken up

Was operated as a freighter in a modified Qantas V-Jet livery

Departed Dallas on the ferry flight to Sydney (Kingsford Smith) via New York - January 02, 1971

Arrived Sydney at the conclusion of ferry flight at 06:00 hours - January 05, 1971

Operated first Qantas Cargo service Sydney - San Francisco as QF952 - January 06, 1971

Operated final Qantas Cargo service Sydney - New York - Sydney as QF950 - September 17, 1971

Arrived Sydney at 0755 for overhaul and repainting into Braniff livery - September 20, 1971

Lease to Qantas terminated - September 30, 1971

Departed Sydney on the ferry flight to the United States as QF052D (Captain A. Terrell) - October 15, 1971

Delivery route: Sydney - Nadi - Oakland - Dallas (Fort Worth)

Leased to Trans Mediterranean Airways (T.M.A.), Beirut, Lebanon - October 01, 1972

Entered onto the Lebanese Aircraft Register as OD-AFY - ?

Sub-leased to Air Afrique - February 26 to March 11, 1993

Aircraft sustained major damage when undercarriage collapsed whilst taxiing at Amsterdam - July 26, 1993

Was operating the freighter service Amsterdam - Beirut as TL172

On inspection major damage to the wing's primary structure had occured in the accident

Was considered not economical to repair the aircraft and it was scrapped on site

Nose section was sighted at Oosterland, Zeeland, Netherlands - February 21, 2003

Was intended to sink this section in a lake near Tiel as a dive wreck

 


 

N7099. Braniff International - in the original livery at an unknown airport, October 1969.

N7099. Braniff International - in the original livery at an unknown airport, November 1969.

N7099. Qantas Cargo - in a modified 'V-Jet' livery at Sydney Airport, March 1971.

N7099. Qantas Cargo - in a modified 'V-Jet' livery at Melbourne's Tullamarine Airport, date unknown.

N7099. Qantas Cargo - in a modified 'V-Jet' livery at Sydney Airport, circa 1971.

N7099. Braniff International - in the full livery at Sydney Airport, October 1971.

OD-AFY. TMA of Lebanon - in the original livery at London's Heathrow Airport, April 1973.

OD-AFY. TMA of Lebanon - in the new livery at Paris Orly Airport, February 1982.

OD-AFY. TMA of Lebanon - in the new livery at Paris Orly Airport, September 1989.
 

OD-AFY. TMA of Lebanon - in the all-white livery at Amsterdam Airport, June 1993.