VH-TQE. Bombardier DHC-8-315Q. c/n 596.


This aircraft was ordered new by Qantas Airways - ?

Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as 'C-GDOE' - October 29, 2002

Registered to Bombardier Canada Inc

Construction of this aircraft was completed at the Downsview plant - ?

First flown as 'C-GDOE' - ?

Powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada PWC123E turboprop engines

It was configured to seat 50 passengers

Accepted by Qantas Airways at Downsview - July 12, 2003

Arrived Sydney (Kingsford Smith) on completion of the delivery flight - July 21, 2003

Cancelled from the Canadian Aircraft Register - July 21, 2003

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-TQE - July 24, 2003

Registered to Eastern Australia Airlines Pty Ltd

Operated first revenue service - July 31, 2003

It was involved in a rapid depressurisation incident near Scone - February 02, 2005

To view the ATSB report on this incident please click 'HERE'

Registered to QF Dash 8 Leasing Ltd - September 21, 2005

Leased to Eastern Australia Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney - January 18, 2011

Leased to Eastern Australia Airlines Pty Ltd as the registered operator

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