VH-FNA. Fokker F.27-2013. c/n 10133.


 

Aircraft was originally ordered by Butler Air Transport for Queensland Airlines - December 13, 1956

This order was taken over by Ansett-A.N.A. - June 28, 1958

Entered onto Dutch Aircraft Register as PH-FBA - September 16, 1959

Registered to KNV Fokker NV, Schiphol Oost

First flown as PH-FBA - September 20, 1959

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-FNA - October 05, 1959

Registered to Ansett-A.N.A.

Departed Amsterdam (Schiphol) on the delivery flight to Australia - October 09, 1959

Arrived Melbourne (Essendon) at the conclusion of the delivery flight - October 15, 1959

Cancelled from the Dutch Aircraft Register - October 30, 1959

Aircraft was configured to seat 40 passengers and had 10 windows on each fuselage side

Operated first revenue service - October 1959

Chartered to MacRobertson Miller Airlines - September 07, 1967

Aircraft operated in standard Ansett-ANA livery with 'On Charter To MMA' titles adjacent to rear passenger door

Operated first charter service - September 11, 1967

Aircraft was damaged during a thunderstorm between Wyndham and Derby - November 27, 1967

Returned to Ansett-ANA in Melbourne (Essendon) on termination of the charter - April 1968

Transferred to Ansett Airlines of Australia - November 01, 1968

Leased to MacRobertson Miller Airlines to cover the loss of the Viscount 'VH-RMQ' - January 01, 1969

Ferried Melbourne - Adelaide - Forrest - Perth - January 01, 1969

Entered M.M.A. service - January 02, 1969

Returned Ansett Airlines for maintenance and replaced by Friendship 'VH-FNE' - March 11, 1969

Returned to MacRobertson Miller Airlines to resume the lease - April 27, 1969

Ferried Melbourne (Essendon) - Forrest - Perth - April 27, 1969

Returned to Ansett after M.M.A.'s first F-28 'VH-MMJ' entered service - September 28, 1969

Was technically transferred to Ansett Airlines of South Australia - October 02, 1969 to June 1970

Operated the Ansett Airlines of Australia regular service Adelaide - Alice Springs - Darwin 'milk-run'

Operated the Ansett Airlines of Australia service Adelaide - Mt Gambier - Hamilton - Melbourne 'milk-run'

Aircraft was not deployed on other regular Airlines of South Australia routes

Leased / chartered to MMA - December 07 - 20, 1969

Registered to Ansett Transport Industries (Operations) Pty Ltd, Melbourne - December 18, 1969

Leased / chartered to MMA - February 23 - 26, 1970

Returned to Ansett Airlines of Australia at Melbourne (Essendon) - February 27, 1970

Repainted into Ansett Airlines of Australia 'delta' livery - June 1970

Leased to Ansett Airlines of Papua New Guinea - July 1970

Ferried Melboure - Lae - July 13, 1970

Operated first service with Ansett Airlines of Papua New Guinea - July 13, 1970

Leased to Air Niugini - November 01, 1973

Sold to Air Niugini - July 01, 1976

Entered onto the Papua New Guinea Aircraft Register as P2-ANJ - July 20, 1976

Registered to Air Nuigini Pty Ltd

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - July 22, 1976

Withdrawn from use by Air Nuigini - February 1982

Sold to Rio-Sul Servicos Aereos Regionals SA, Brasil (t/a Rio-Sul) - March 01, 1982

Entered onto the Brasilian Aircraft Register as PT-LCX - March 29, 1982

Sold to Pakistan International Airlines - February 06, 1990

Entered onto the Pakistani Aircraft Register as AP-BDS - ?

Delivered to P.I.A. - February 17, 1990

Aircraft named 'City of Zhob'

Reportedly withdrawn from use and stored at Karachi - April 2005

Aircraft had flown 87,922 hours with 89,995 landings

Advertised for sale on 'as is / where is' basis - November 24, 2006

Sold to Pakistan Navy for use as spares - 2007

Observed stored at Karachi - June 2007

Aircraft was reduced to spares at Karachi

 


 

VH-FNA. Ansett-A.N.A. - in original livery at Melbourne Airport, date unknown.

VH-FNA. Ansett-A.N.A. - in original livery at Adelaide Airport, date unknown.

VH-FNA. Ansett-A.N.A. - in the original livery at Broken Hill Airport, January 1960.

VH-FNA. Ansett-A.N.A. - in original livery at an unknown airport, date unknown.

VH-FNA. Ansett-A.N.A. - in the final livery at Perth Airport, September 1967.

VH-FNA. Ansett-A.N.A. - in the final livery at Melbourne Airport, October 1968.
 

VH-FNA. Ansett-A.N.A. - in the final livery at Melbourne Airport, September 1969.

VH-FNA. Ansett-A.N.A. - in the final livery at Melbourne Airport, September 1969.

 
 

VH-FNA. Airlines of Papua New Guinea - in basic Ansett 'delta' livery at Melbourne, February 1972.

VH-FNA. Airlines of Papua New Guinea - in basic Ansett 'delta' livery at Port Morseby, May 1973.

 

P2-ANJ. Air Niugini - in the standard livery at Port Moresby Airport, March 1978.

P2-ANJ. Air Niugini - in the standard livery at Port Moresby Airport, date unknown.

P2-ANJ. Air Niugini - in the standard livery at Melbourne Airport, June 1980.

PT-LCX. Rio Sul - in basic Air Niugini livery at Melbourne Airport, April 1982.

PT-LCX. Rio Sul - in the standard livery at Rio de Janeiro Airport, August 1984.

PT-LCX. Rio Sul - in the revised livery at Rio de Janeiro Airport, September 1988.
 

AP-BDS. Pakistan - in the revised livery at unknown airport, May 1994.