ZK-NES. de Havilland DHC-8-102A. c/n 125.


 

Rolled out of the Downsview plant - November 4, 1988

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

Registered to de Havilland Canada

First flown as C-GETI - November

Powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada PWC120A turboprop engines

Accepted by Great China Airlines, Taipei at Downsview - December 9, 1988

Entered onto the Chinese Aircraft Register as B-15203 - ?

Returned to Bombardier Aircraft Trading - November 1995

Sold to Tasman Pacific Airlines of N. Z. Ltd - December 1995

Entered onto the New Zealand Aircraft Register as ZK-NES - December 1, 1995

Registered to Tasman Pacific Airlines of N.Z. Limited

Arrived Tamworth for overhaul by Eastern Australia Airlines - December 3, 1995

Leased to Ansett New Zealand - April 1996

Ferried Tamworth - Christchurh - April 5, 1996

Configured to seat 40 passengers

Aircraft was named 'City of Palmerston North'

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

Sold to Finova Capital Plc, Auckland - June 26, 2001

Leased to Origin Pacific Airways Ltd as registered operator - September 2002

Returned to Finova Capital - June 7, 2003

Aircraft was again stored at Christchurch

Leased to Airlines of PNG Ltd - July 2003

Departed Christchurch on delivery flight to Port Morseby - August 20, 2003

Arrived Port Morseby at conclusion of delivery flight - August 21, 2003

Delivery route: Christchurch - Norfolk Island - Brisbane - Cairns - Port Moresby

Cancelled from the New Zealand Aircraft Register - August 25, 2003

Entered onto the Papua New Guinea Aircraft Register as P2-MCJ - August 26, 2003

Registered to Finova Capital Plc

Leased to Airlines of PNG as registered operator

Current with Airlines of PNG