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


This aircraft was ordered new by Qantas Airways 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

It was configured to seat 50 passengers

Accepted by Qantas Airways at Downsview, Ontario - October 28, 2001

Arrived Brisbane on completion of the delivery flight - November 03, 2001

Cancelled from the Canadian Aircraft Register - ?

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

Registered to - ?

The 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 the 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 the registered operator

It was involved in a near-miss incident at Brisbane Airport - November 06, 2012

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

Current with QantasLink


VH-SBG. QantasLink - 'City of Gladstone' in the original livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, July 05, 2013.

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