ZK-NEQ. Bombardier DHC-8-314B. c/n 397.
Rolled out of the Downsview plant - February 1995
Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-GETI - ?
Registered to de Havilland Canada
First flown as C-GETI - February 1995
Powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada PWC123E turboprop engines
Accepted by South African Express Airlines at Downsview - February 27, 1995
Entered onto the South African Aircraft Register as ZS-NMH - ?
Displayed at the Australian International Airshow, Avalon, Victoria - March 1995
Withdrawn from service by SA Express - November 1997
Sold to Bombardier Aircraft Trading as a trade-in on a CRJ-200 - November 1997
Cancelled from the South African Aircraft Register - November 20, 1997
Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-GBRA - November 20, 1997
Registered to Bombardier Aircraft Inc
Leased to Penta Airlines SA (Pena Transportes Aereos) - December 06, 1997
Entered onto the Brazilian Aircraft Register as PT-MPI - ?
Aircraft was named 'Porto Trombetas'
Withdrawn from use and returned to lessor - July 1999
Cancelled from the Brazilian Aircraft Register - July 05, 1999
Entered onto the U. S. Aircraft Register as N282BC - March 22, 2000
Registered to Bombardier Capital Inc, Colchester, VT
Leased to Ansett New Zealand - April 24, 2000
Departed Calgary on delivery flight to New Zealand - May 02, 2000
Arrived Christchurch at conclusion of delivery flight - May 06, 2000
Delivery route: Calgary - Anchorage - Petropavlovsk/Kamchatsky - Osaka - Saipan - Honiara -
Norfolk Island - Christchurch
Entered onto the New Zealand Aircraft Register as ZK-NEQ - May 06, 2000
Registered to Tasman Pacific Airlines of N.Z. Limited
Configured to seat 50 passengers
Operated first revenue service Christchurch - Dunedin in all-white livery as AN625 - March 13, 2000
Repainted in full Qantas New Zealand livery - July 28, 2000
This was the last new aircraft to enter service with Ansett New Zealand before its name change
Repainted in full Qantas New Zealand livery - August 04, 2000
Ansett New Zealand commenced operating as Qantas New Zealand - September 04, 2000
Operations ceased and aircraft was placed in storage at Christchurch - April 21, 2001
Registered to Bombardier Capital - June 22, 2001
Registered to Origin Pacific Airways Ltd - July 15, 2001
Leased to Origin Pacific Airways Ltd as registered operator - July 15, 2001
Operated first revenue service with Origin Pacific Christchurch - Wellington - July 16, 2001
Repainted into full Origin Pacific livery
Returned to Bombardier Capital on termination of lease - August 20, 2002
Cancelled from the New Zealand Aircraft Register - August 20, 2002
Sold to Wells Fargo Bank Northwest NA Trustee, Salt Lake City, Utah - August 20, 2002
Entered onto the U. S. Aircraft Register as N788BC - August 20, 2002
Departed Christchurch on ferry flight to Calgary - August 20, 2002
Arrived Calgary at conclusion of ferry flight for storage - August 22, 2002
Registered to Bombardier Services Corporation, Colchester, VT - March 05, 2004
Registered to Bombardier Inc, Downsview, Ontario - February 09, 2005
Observed at Calgary with 'United Nations Humanitarian Air Services' titles in black - 2005
Sold to Trident Aviation - January 2006
Leased to DAC Aviation International, Kenya - January 02, 2006
Entered onto the Kenyan Aircraft Register as 5Y-PTA - January 2006
Operating UN Humanitarian Air Services - 2009
Current status - ?
ZK-NEQ. Origin Pacific - in the standard livery at Calgary Airport, August 2002.