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The aircraft was withdrawn from service and stored at Mojave - February 2006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

It arrived at Auckland on completion of the ferry flight - August 27, 2007

Delivery route: Miami - Long Beach - 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.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4625-011.)

ZK-TLC. Toll Priority - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, November 09, 2012.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 4623-196.)