ZK-NAQ. Boeing 737-219. c/n 21131-428.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by New Zealand National Airways Corporation - ?

Constructed at the Boeing Seattle plant

Rolled out at Seattle - July 1975

First flown as ? - August 01, 1975

Entered onto the New Zealand Aircraft Register as ZK-NAQ - November 19, 1975

Registered to New Zealand National Airways Corporation, Wellington, New Zealand

Accepted by NAC at Seattle (Boeing Field) - November 20, 1975

Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on the delivery flight to New Zealand - November 20, 1975

Arrived Christchurch aon completion of the delivery flight - November 23, 1975

Operated first revenue service - December 1975

Withdrawn from use - June 1976

Sold to International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) - June 20, 1976

Leased to Guiness Peat Aviation (GPA), Ireland - June 20, 1976

Entered onto the Irish Aircraft Register as EI-BCC - June 1976

Sub-leased to Nigeria Airways, Nigeria as the registered operator

Cancelled from the New Zealand Aircraft Register - July 09, 1976

Returned to the lessor on the termination of the lease - July 17, 1977

An intended sub-lease to Transavia Holland as 'PH-TWM' was not taken up

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N7362F - July 28, 1977

Registered to Interlease Atlantic Inc, Beverly Hills, California

Sub-leased to Frontier Airlines as the registered operator - November 01, 1977

Returned to GPA on the termination of the sub-lease - May 15, 1978

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - May 18, 1978

Entered onto the Belgian Aircraft Register as OO-TEJ - May 18, 1978

Registered to Guiness Peat Aviation (GPA), Ireland

Sub-leased to TEA Belgium as the registered operator

Returned to GPA on the termination of the lease - March 31, 1979

Cancelled from the Belgian Aircraft Register - April 03, 1979

Entered onto the British Aircraft Register as G-BGNW (CofR G-BGNW/R1) - April 03, 1990

Registered to Britannia Airways PLC, Luton, England

Sub-leased to Britannia Airways as the registered operator

Returned to the lessor on termination of the lease - June 04, 1990

Cancelled from the British Aircraft Register - June 08, 1990

Entered onto the Chilean Aircraft Register as CC-CYC - June 08, 1990

Registered to LADECO (Linea Aerea Del Cobre), Santiago, Chile

Transferred to LAN Chile, Santiago, Chile - May 28, 1997

Operated the first service Argentina (Rio Gallegos) - Falkland Islands since the war of 1982 - October 16, 1999

Carried the families of the Argentinian servicemen who were killed during this conflict

Returned to LADECO - March 26, 2000

Transferred to LAN Chile - November 04, 2000

Returned to LADECO - January 2001

Transferred to LAN Chile - April 24. 2002

Transferred to LAN Airlines, Chile - November 24, 2002

Withdrawn from service at Santiago, Chile - 2007

Aircraft was broken up - November 2007

Fuselage was trucked to San Bernado, south of Santiago for use as a bar - November 15, 2007

Current status - ?

 

ZK-NAQ. NAC Wings Of The Nation - in the standard livery at an unknown location, November 1975.

(John Mounce Collection Copyright Image 4625-242.)

CC-CYC. LAN - in the standard livery at an unknown airport, February 2005.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4625-181.)