VH-FNG. Fokker F.27-2013. c/n 10170.


 

Ordered new by Ansett-ANA for Airlines of N.S.W. - May 05, 1960

Entered onto the Dutch Aircraft Register as PH-FCI - February 24, 1961

Registered to NV Kon. Ned. Vliegtuigenfabriek Fokker (CofR 780)

First flown as PH-FCI - February 28, 1961

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-FNG - March 17, 1961

Registered to Airlines of N.S.W.

Accepted by Airlines of N.S.W. at Schiphol - March 17, 1961

Aircraft was configured to seat 40 passengers

Departed Amsterdam on the delivery flight to Australia - March 18, 1961

Arrived Melbourne (Essendon) at the conclusion of the delivery flight - March 25, 1961

Delivery route: Amsterdam - Rome - Athens - Beirut - Bahrain - Karachi - Delhi - Calcutta - Bangkok - Saigon -

Zamboanga - Biak - Darwin - Alice Springs - Melbourne

Flight crew: Captains R. Lethbridge, C. Griffin, H. Knott

Entered service with Airlines of N.S.W. - March 1961

Registered to Ansett Transport Industries (Operations) Pty Ltd - November 25, 1969

Leased to M.M.A. - May 18 - 23, 1970

Transferred to Ansett Airlines of Australia - December 1970

Repainted in Ansett Airlines of Australia 'delta' livery - December 1970

Leased to Ansett Airlines of Papua New Guinea - February 23, 1971

Leased to Air Niugini - November 01, 1973

Sold to Air Niugini - July 01, 1976

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - July 22, 1976

Entered onto the Papua New Guinea Aircraft Register as P2-ANK - August 16, 1976

Sold to Rio-Sul Servicos Aereos Regionals SA t/a Rio-Sul - February 05, 1982

Accepted by Rio-Sul ex Christchurch, N.Z. - April 18, 1982

Entered onto the Brazilian Aircraft Register as PT-LCY (CofR 10932) - July 07, 1982

Sold to Pakistan International Airlines - September 12, 1989

Accepted by Pakistann International Airlines ex Porto Alegre - October 26, 1989

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

Aircraft was named 'City of Jaobabad'

Operated first revenue service with PIA - November 26, 1989

Withdrawn from P.I.A. service and used as a source for spares at Karachi (Quaid-e-Azam) - October 1999

Scrapped at Karachi (Quaid-e-Azam) - 2000

Only the derelict fuselage still remained - 2005

Remains sold to Pakistan Navy for spares - 2007

Aircraft had flown 84,360 hours with 89,997 cycles

This aircraft had the distinction of having the highest number of cycles of all F.27s ever in service

 


 

VH-FNG. Airlines of N.S.W. - in the original livery at Canberra Airport, April 1964.

VH-FNG. Airlines of N.S.W. - in the modified livery at unknown airport, March 1967.

VH-FNG. Airlines of N.S.W. - in the modified livery at Sydney Airport, March 1967.

VH-FNG. Airlines of N.S.W. - in the modified livery at Sydney Airport, March 1967.

VH-FNG. Airlines of N.S.W. - in the modified livery at Sydney Airport, March 1967.

VH-FNG. Airlines of N.S.W. - in the modified livery at Sydney Airport, March 1967.

VH-FNG. Airlines of N.S.W. - in the final livery at Sydney Airport, April 1969.

VH-FNG. Airlines of N.S.W. - in the final livery at Melbourne's Essendon Airport, February 1970.

VH-FNG. Airlines of N.S.W. - in the final livery at Melbourne's Essendon Airport, February 1970.
 

 

VH-FNG. Airlines of Papua New Guinea - in the basic Ansett 'delta' livery at Melbourne, August 1977.

 

P2-ANK. Air Niugini National Airlins of Papua New Guinea - in the standard livery at Melbourne, March 1978.

P2-ANK. Air Niugini National Airlins of Papua New Guinea - in the standard livery at Melbourne, November 1978.

P2-ANK. Air Niugini National Airline of Papua New Guinea - in the standard livery at Melbourne, September 1980.
 

P2-ANK. Air Niugini Papua New Guinea National Airline - in the standard livery at Port Moresby, January 1981.

P2-ANK. Air Niugini Papua New Guinea National Airline - in the standard ivery at Melbourne, November 1981.
 
 

PT-LCY. Rio-Sul - in the standard livery at Rio De Janeiro, July 1984.

AP-BDP. Pakistan - in the modified livery at unknown airport, March 1999.