VH-NBK. BAe RJ100. c/n E3265. Was also registered as: VH-NJI.

 

This aircraft rolled off the BAe production line at Woodford - February 23, 1995

Powered by four Textron Lycoming LF507-1F engines

First flown at Woodford as G-6-265 - June 22, 1995

Delivered to THY Turkish Airlines - June 28, 1995

Entered onto the Turkish Aircraft Register as TC-THO - June 1995

Aircraft named 'Tokat'

Observed stored at Istanbul in standard THY livery - September 01, 2002

The proposed transfer to TurkJet did not eventuate - 2003

Observed stored at Instanbul in the standard THY livery with engines covered - May 12, 2004

Returned to service - 2004

Withdrawn from service at Istanbul - September 2005

Ferried Istanbul - Kemble in standard THY livery for storage - October 31, 2005

Cancelled from the Turkish Aircraft Register - November 2005

Sold to Trident Jet Leasing Ltd - January 25, 2006

Entered onto the British Aircraft Register as G-CDRK - January 25, 2006

Registered to Trident Jet (Dublin) Ltd, Hatfield

Ferried Kemble - Norwich for maintenance and repainting - August 04, 2008

Ferried Norwich - Kemble in the standard Riau Airlines livery - August 24, 2008

Leased to Riau Airlines (Indonesia) - September 19, 2008

Entered onto the Indonesian Aircraft Register as PK-RAZ - September 2009

Aircraft named 'Indragiri Hiur'

Cancelled from the British Aircraft Register - September 19, 2009

Departed Jakarta on the ferry flight to Australia in Riau livery - June 09, 2010

Arrived Adelaide on completion of the ferry flight for storage - June 11, 2010

Ferry route: Jakarta - Port Headland - Adelaide

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-NBK - August 03, 2010

Registered to Trident Jet Leasing (Dublin) Ltd, Hatfield

Leased to National Jet Express Pty Ltd, Adelaide as the registered operator

Observed stored at Adelaide in Riau livery as 'VH-NBK' - November 24, 2011

Reregistered as VH-NJI - January 23, 2011

Registered to Trident Jet Leasing Dublin Ltd, Hatfield, U.K.

Leased to National Jet Express Pty Ltd, Adelaide

Test flown at Adelaide in white livery with Cobham titles and National Jet tail logo - June 01, 2012

Observed at Adelaide in all-white livery with Cobham titles and tail logo - May 24, 2012

Ferried Adelaide - Perth - June 04, 2012

Entered service with Cobham Perth - Coondewanna - June 06, 2012

Operated final revenue service - ?

The aircraft experienced an on-flight engine fire shortly after taking-off from Perth - April 29, 2014

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Ferried Perth - Adelaide as JTE5500 - May 24, 2016

Withdrawn from service and prepared for scrapping

Remains were removed on a low loader from Adelaide to a local sdcrap yard - December 13, 2016

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - December 15, 2016

 

VH-NJI. Cobham - in the all-white livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, May 31, 2012.

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VH-NJI. Cobham - in the all-white livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, June 02, 2012.

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VH-NJI. Cobham - in the all-white livery at Perth Airport, August 09, 2012.

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VH-NJI. Cobham - in the all-white livery at Perth Airport, November 01, 2012.

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VH-NJI. Cobham - in the all-white livery at Perth Airport, April 04, 2014.

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VH-NJI. Cobham - in the all-white livery at Perth Airport, April 04, 2014.

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VH-NJI. Cobham - in the all-white livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, June 07, 2014.

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VH-NJI. Cobham - in the all-white livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, June 07, 2014.

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VH-NJI. Cobham - in the all-white livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, August 05, 2014.

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VH-NJI. Cobham - in the all-white livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, August 05, 2014.

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VH-NJI. Cobham - in the all-white livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, September 23, 2014.

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VH-NJI. Cobham - in the all-white livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, September 23, 2014.

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