VH-JJU. BAe 146-200. c/n E2116.


 

Built at Hatfield for unknown buyer

First flown as a BAe-146-200A G-5-116 - November 23, 1988

Ferried Hatfield - Cambridge for conversion to Ansett requirements by Marshalls - February 28, 1989

Ferried Cambridge - Hatfield following completion of work - July 8, 1989

Sold to Ansett New Zealand - July 12, 1989

Entered onto the New Zealand Aircraft Register as ZK-NZA - July 15, 1989

Registered to Tasman Pacific Airlines of N.Z.

Accepted by Ansett at Hatfield - July 15, 1989

Departed Hatfield on delivery flight to New Zealand - July 15, 1989

Arrived Christchurch at conclusion of delivery flight - July 19, 1989

Delivery route: Hatfield - Belgrade - Larnaca - Dubai - Muscat - Madras - Penang -

Denpasar - Darwin - Brisbane - Christchurch

Flight crew: Captains C. Smith, A. Hodges, M .J. Williams, J. Hunter; Engineer W. Treweek

Operated first revenue service - July 30, 1989

Converted to BAe146-200 standards and officially registered as such - December 11, 1990

Operated final Ansett New Zealand revenue service - March 29, 1995

Withdrawn from use and prepared for delivery flight to Australia

Ferried Christchurch - Brisbane - March 30, 1995

Cancelled from the New Zealand Aircraft Register - March 31, 1995

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-JJU - March 31, 1995

Registered to Ansett Transport Industries (Operations) Pty Ltd

Configured with 78 economy seats

Operated first Ansett Australia revenue service Cairns - Yulara - Perth as AN485 - May 27, 1995

Operated the final Ansett Perth - Barrow Island - Perth service (Capaint B. Bardsley) - September 12, 1997

Operated final revenue service Newman - Perth as AN335 - September 13, 2001

Flight crew: Captain G. Buchanan; F/O M. White

Ansett suspended operations due to bankruptcy - September 13, 2001

Placed in open storage at Perth Airport

Repainted by Hawker Pacific at Perth Airport - April 2002

Offered for immediate sale by Ansett Administrators - October 2, 2001

Ferried Perth - Adelaide - Melbourne as AN4042 (Capaint S. Henderson; F/O S. Marley) - April 24, 2002

Stored initially at the Ansett Terminal but later moved to the Maintenance Base

Ansett Engineering quote aircraft had flown 32,754 hours with 28,573 cycles - June 27, 2002

Aircraft remained unsold and removal of parts commence - October 16, 2003

Although parting for spares had commence this had not been completed - November 2005

Broken up at Tullamarine Airport - February 6, 2006

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - ?