ZK-NER. de Havilland DHC-8-311B. c/n 374.


 

Rolled out of the Downsview plant - May 27, 1994

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

Registered to de Havilland Canada

First flown as C-GFHZ - May 1994

Powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada PWC123E turboprop engines

Accepted by South African Express Airlines at Downsview - June 7, 1994

Entered onto the South African Aircraft Register as ZS-NMC - ?

Withdrawn from service by SA Express - December 1997

Returned to Bombardier Aircraft Trading - January 1998

Cancelled from the South African Aircraft Register - January 28, 1998

Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-GBZV - February 1998

Registered to Bombardier Aircraft Inc

Sold to First Security Bank, Salt Lake City, Utah - November 9, 1998

Entered onto the U. S. Aircraft Register as N374SC

Leased to Ansett New Zealand - January 2000

Delivery flight: Calgary - Anchorage - Petropavlovsk - Saipan - Honiara - Norfolk Island

Accepted by Ansett New Zealand at Norfolk Island - March 3, 2000

Ferried Norfolk Island - Christchurch on delivery to Ansett New Zealand - March 3, 2000

Entered onto the New Zealand Aircraft Register as ZK-NER - March 4, 2000

Registered to Tasman Pacific Airlines of N.Z. Limited

Painted in full Ansett New Zealand livery prior to test flight - March 8, 2000

Operated first revenue service Christchurch - Wellington as AN690 - March 13, 2000

Repainted in full Qantas New Zealand livery - July 28, 2000

This was the first aircraft to be rolled out in this livery

Ansett New Zealand commenced operating as Qantas New Zealand - September 4, 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 13, 2001

Leased to Origin Pacific Airways Ltd as registered operator - July 15, 2001

Operated first revenue service with Origin Christchurch - Wellington as QO3112 - July 16, 2001

This was Origin Pacific's first DHC-8-300 service

Repainted into full Origin Pacific livery

Returned to Bombardier Capital and cancelled from the New Zealand Aircraft Register - January 30, 2002

Sold to Wells Fargo Bank Northwest NA Trustee, Salt Lake City, Utah - January 31, 2002

Entered onto the U. S. Aircraft Register as N782BC - January 31, 2002

Departed Christchurch on ferry flight to Calgary - February 8, 2002

Arrived Calgary at conclusion of ferry flight for storage - February 19, 2002

Observed stored at Calgary in bare-metal finish - June 2003

Registered to Bombardier Services Corporation, Colchester, VT - March 5, 2004

Ferried Calgary - Great Falls, MT for legal reason and cancelled from the U. S. Aircraft Register - February 2, 2005

Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-FDYW - February 2, 2005

Ferried Great Falls - Calgary - February 2, 2005

Registered to Bombardier Inc, Downsview, Ontario - February 9, 2005

Observed at Calgary with 'United Nations Humanitarian Air Services' titles in black - February 2005

Leased to DAC Aviation International, Kenya

Observed at Calgary awaiting ferry flight to Kenya - April 2005

Departed Montreal on ferry flight to Kenya - September 2, 2005

Arrived Nairobi at conclusion of ferry flight - September 4, 2005

Entered onto the Kenyan Aircraft Register as 5Y-MOC - September 3, 2005

Operating UN Humanitarian Air Services - 2009

Current status - ?