VH-DHF. Boeing 727-2F2A. c/n 22998-1810.
This aircraft was ordered new by Turk Hava Yollari / THY Turkish Airlines - ?
First flown as TC-JCD - August 10, 1982
Entered onto the Turkish Aircraft Register as TC-JCD - ?
Delivered to Turk Hava Yollari / THY Turkish Airlines - August 23, 1982
The aircraft was named 'Sinop'
Ferried to the United States for freighter conversion by PEMCO - July 1995
Returned to THY Turkish Airlines - November 26, 1995
Transferred to THY Turkish Airlines Cargo
Withdrawn from use - September 2000
Sold to Transmile Air Services, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - September 2000
Entered onto the Malysian Aircraft Register as 9M-TGB - September 22, 2000
Registered to Transmile Air Services, Kuala Lumpur
Leased to Air Macau - October 07, 2002
The aircraft was operated in the standard Air Macau livery
Returned to Transmile Air Services on termination of the lease - October 14, 2003
Aircraft was repainted into the standard Transmile livery during post-lease maintenance
Leased to Asain Air Express - August 2005
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-DHF - August 16, 2005
Reregistered to Asian Express Airlines, Sydney
The aircraft was to have been operated by Tasman Cargo Airlines
It is believed that the aircraft never carried the Australian registration and did not enter service
Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - December 16, 2005
Returned to Transmile Air Services
Entered onto the Maslaysian Aircraft Register as 9M-TGB - December 16, 2005
Withdrawn from service by Transmile - October 02, 2012
Stored at Subang (Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah) Airport, Kuala Lumpur
Transmile Air Services announced in July 2014 that it would be renamed Raya Airways
The rebranding was effected - October 02, 2014
Aircraft observed stored at Kuala Lumpur - October 2015
Current status - ?
TC-JCD. THY Turkish Cargo - in the standard livery at an unknown airport, May 1996.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4610-692.)
TC-JCD. THY Turkish Cargo - in the standard livery at an unknown airport, July 1996.
(A. Lerch Copyright Image 4610-758.)