VH-SBG. Bombardier DHC-8-315Q. c/n 575.


Ordered new by Qantas for operation by Eastern Australia Airlines

Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-GSAH - ?

Registered to Bombardier Inc

First flown as C-GSAH - February 16, 2001

Powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada PWC123E turboprop engines

Configured to seat 50 passengers

Accepted by Qantas at Downsview - October 28, 2001

Arrived Brisbane as conclusion of delivery flight - November 3, 2001

Cancelled from the Canadian Aircraft Register - ?

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-SBG - November 16, 2001

Registered to - ?

Aircraft was named 'City of Gladstone'

Operated first revenue service November 21, 2001

Registered to QF Dash 8 Leasing Pty Ltd - September 27, 2005

Leased to Sunstate Airlines (Qld) Pty Ltd as registered operator

Transferred to Eastern Airlines Pty Ltd - October 24, 2008

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd - January 18, 2011

Leased to Eastern Australia Airlines Pty Ltd as registered operator

Involved in a near-miss incident at Brisbane Airport - November 6, 2012

To read further details on this incident please click 'HERE'

Current with QantasLink





VH-SBG. QantasLink - in the full livery at Melbourne Airport, July 2013.