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