VH-NKU. Fokker F28-070. c/n 11555.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Tyrolean Airways

Temporary export registration E-1415 / PH-EZP reserved by Fokker Aircraft B.V. - July 17, 1995

Temporary export registration E-1415 / PH-EZP applied to the aircraft - July 17, 1995

Due to a painting error the registration marks 'PH-EXP' were applied to the aircraft

The correct registration marks of 'PH-EZP' was applied - August 24, 1995

First flown as PH-EZP in Tyrolean livery - August 24, 1995

Powered by Rolls Royce Tay 620-15 engines

Entered onto the Austrian Aircraft Register as OE-LFK - August 29, 1995

Accepted by Tyrolean at Amsterdam - August 29, 1995

Aircraft cleared for export to Austria - August 29, 1995

Temporary export registration E-1415 / PH-EZP removed from the aircraft - August 30, 1995

Ferried Amsterdam - Vienna on delivery to Tyrolean - August 30, 1995

Aircraft was named 'Stadt Wien'

Aircraft made an emergency landing at Munich whilst engaged in the flight Vienna - Stuttgart - August 31, 1995

There were problems with the aircraft's electric system that resulted in 6 passengers injured with one in hospital

Ferried Munich - Vienna for repairs - September 02, 1995

Returned to service - September 04, 1995

Aircraft was officially christened 'Stadt Wien' - September 28, 1995

Aircraft was withdrawn from service at Vienna (Schwechat) Airport - August 01, 2013

Ferried Cologne - Bonn for storage - July 31, 2014

Sold to Aliance Airlines - ?

Overhaulled by Austrian Airlines Technik, Bratislava for delivery to Alliance Airlines

Cancelled from the Austrian Aircraft Register -?

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-NKU - February 17, 2015

Registered to Alliance Airlines Pty Limited, Eagle Farm, Brisbane

Departed Bratislava on the ferry flight to Australia as SXI-1516 - June 09, 2015

Arrived Brisbane at the conclusion of the ferry flight - June 12, 2015

The ferry flight was undertaken by Southern Cross International

Current with Alliance Airlines

 

VH-NKU. Alliance - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, May 13, 2016.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 1995-788.)

VH-NKU. Alliance - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, May 15, 2016.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 1995-789.)

VH-NKU. Alliance - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, June 01, 2016.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 1995-792.)

VH-NKU. Alliance - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, May June 12, 2016.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 1995-790.)

VH-NKU. Alliance - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, June 13, 2016.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 1995-791.)