9V-SMT. Boeing 747-412. c/n 27137-990.


 

Ordered new by Singapore Airlines

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Seattle (Everett) as N60797 - July 1993

Powered by Pratt & Whitney PW4056 engines

First flown as N60797 - August 4, 1993

Entered onto the Singapore Aircraft Register as 9V-SMT - August 1993

Registered to Singapore Airlines Ltd

Accepted by Singapore Airlines at Seattle - August 19, 1993

Leased to Ansett International to cover planned maintenance on VH-INH & VH-INJ - 1999

Aircraft operated in basic Singapore Airlines livery with Ansett Australia titles

Ferried Singapore - Sydney - April 7, 1999

Operated first Ansett Australia revenue service Sydney - Kansai as AN883 - April 8, 1999

Operated final Ansett Australia revenue service Sydney - Hong Kong as AN887 - April 23, 1999

Ferried Hong Kong - Singapore as AN4800 - April 24, 1999

Returned to Singapore Airlines at end of lease - April 24, 1999

Suffered severe tail strike at Auckland whilst operating Auckland-Singapore service as SQ286 - March 13, 2003

Returned to Auckland for inspection - aircraft sunsequently nicknamed 'Scrape My Tail'

Sold to Wells Fargo Bank Norrthwest NA Trustee - December 8, 2006

Entered onto the U.S. Aircraft Register as N137GP

Aircraft was converted to freighter configuration by TAECO with work completed - April 2007

Sold to Guggenheim Aviation Partners

Entered onto the Chinese Aircraft Register as B-2430 - May 11, 2007

Registered to Guggenheim Aviation Partners

Leased to Great Wall Airlines as registered operator

Current with Great Wall Airlines - 2012

 


 

 

9V-SMT. Ansett Australia - in the basic SIA livery at Osaka Kansai Airport, April 1999.