ZK-TLC. Boeing 737-3B7SF. c/n 23705-1497.
Was also registered as: N388AU; N519AU.
This aircraft was ordered new by US Air - ?
Rolled off the Boeing production line at Seattle - January 1988
First flown as 'N388AU' - January 08, 1988
Powered by CFM International CFM56-3B2 engines
Entered onto United States Aircraft Register as N388AU - January 27, 1988
Registered to US Air, Arlington, Virginia
Accepted by US Air at Seattle (Boeing Field) - January 27, 1988
It was reregistered as N519AU - November 10, 1988
US Air was renamed US Airways - February 27, 1997
The aircraft was withdrawn from service and stored at Mojave - February 2006
It was observed stored at Mojave in the old livery February 20, 2006
Sold to Wells Fargo Northwest, Salt Lake City - March 13, 2007
It was observed at the Commercial Jet facility at Miami being converted to freighter configuration - May 26, 2007
Leased to Airwork Holdings Limited, Auckland, New Zealand - August 2007
Departed Miami on the ferry flight to New Zealand- August 25, 2007
Arrived Auckland on completion of the ferry flight - August 27, 2007
Delivery route: Miami - Long Bea ch - Honolulu - Pago Pago - Auckland
Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - August 27, 2007
Entered onto the New Zealand Aircraft Register as ZK-TLC - August 28, 2007
Registered to Airwork Holdings Limited, Auckland
The aircraft was operated by Airwork on behalf of Toll Holdings
The aircraft was badly damaged whilst landing at Honiara - January 26, 2014
It was operating the the Pacific Air Express service Brisbane - Solomon Islands - Nauru as PAQ523
The starboard main landing gear collapsed on landing causing structural damage to the airframe
It was deemed to be uneconomical to repair and was written off
To read more about this accident please click 'HERE'
Cancelled from the New Zealand Aircraft Register - April 08, 2014
ZK-TLC. Toll Priority - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, September 2007.
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