VH-FNW. Fokker F.27-2061. c/n 10254.


 

Ordered new by All Nippon Airways - July 03, 1963

Entered onto the Dutch Aircraft Register as PH-FFV - June 17, 1964

Registered to NV Kon. Ned. Vliegtuigenfabriek Fokker (CofA 1018)

First flown as PH-FFV - June 18, 1964

Accepted by All Nippon Airways at Amsterdam (Schiphol) - July 01, 1964

Entered onto the Japanese Aircraft Register as JA-8632 - ?

Withdrawn from service and prepared for sale

Sold to Ansett Airlines of Australia - November 10, 1971

Cancelled from the Japanese Aircraft Register - November 1971

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-FNW - November 11, 1971

Registered to Ansett Transport Industries (Operations) Pty Ltd, Melbourne

Departed Osaka on the ferry flight to Australia in basic ANA livery - November 10, 1971

Arrived Melbourne (Tullamarine) at the conclusion of ferry flight - November 15, 1971

Ferry route: Osaka - Kagoshima - Taipei - Manila - Kota Kinabalu - Bali - Darwin - Alice Springs - Melbourne

Flight crew: Captains J. Burns, W. Booth, G. Thomas; Navigator W. C. Kennedy;

LAMEs E.Cruickshank, L. Cooper

Overhauled and repainted into Ansett 'delta' livery with seating for 40 passengers

Entered service with Ansett Airlines of South Australia - November 1971

Leased to M.M.A. - June 11 - 16, 1973

Returned to Ansett Airlines of Australia - August 1975

Operated final Ansett Airlines of Australia revenue service Wynyard - Melbourne as AN856 - January 01, 1982

Leased to Bush Pilots Airways - January 03, 1982

Registered to Bush Pilots Airways Pty Ltd - January 03, 1982

Entered Air Queensland service on Brisbane - Maryborough - Bundabery - Gladstone route

Registered to Air Queensland - September 23, 1983

Sold to Air Queensland - October 10, 1985

Withdrawn from service and placed in open storage at Brisbane Airport - August 1986

Returned to service replacing the ATR-42 aircraft - March 23, 1987

Withdrawn from service and stored Brisbane - April 1988

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - April 22, 1988

Sold to Pakistan International Airlines - April 29, 1988

Entered onto the Pakistan Aircraft Register as AP-BDF - April 1988

Departed Brisbane on the ferry flight to Pakistan - April 29, 1988

Ferry route: Brisbane - Mt Isa - Darwin - Kupang - Bali - Jakarta - Singapore - Dhaka - Lahore - Karachi

Flight crew: Captains S. S. Zubair, M. Saeed; F/O F. Ahmad; Snr Purser J. A. Khan

Transferred to the Pakistan Maritime Security Agency as AR-NYA - June 07, 1988

Transferred to the Pakistan Army as 10254 - August 1992

Transferred to the Pakistan Air Force as 10254 - August 02, 1994

Crashed into the mountains 70 km west of Khorat in foggy conditions - February 20, 2003

The aircraft was on a flight from Chakala Air Base, Rawapindi to Kohat Air Base

The Pakistani Air Force crew of 8 and 9 passengers were killed

Killed in crash was Chief of Pakistan Air Force Air Chief Marshal Mushaf Ali Mir

Aircraft had flown approximately 52,000 hours with approximately 53,000 cycles

 


 

JA-8632. All Nippon Airways - in the standard livery at an unknown airport, June 1968.
 
VH-FNW. Ansett - in the basic All Nippon livery at Melbourne Airport, November 1971.
VH-FNW. Ansett Airlines of Australia - in the 'delta' livery at Melbourne Airport, December 1975.
VH-FNW. Ansett Airlines of Australia - in the 'delta' livery at Adelaide Airport, December 1979.
VH-FNW. Ansett Airlines of Australia - in the 'delta' livery at Melbourne Airport, August 1981.
VH-FNW. Air Queensland - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, June 1982.
VH-FNW. Air Queensland - in the standard livery at Cairns Airport, July 1983.
VH-FNW. Air Queensland - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, October 1984.
VH-FNW. Air Queensland - in the standard livery at Cairns Airport, December 1985.
VH-FNW. Air Queensland - in the standard livery at Melbourne Airport, October 1986.
VH-FNW. Air Queensland - in the basic livery at Brisbane Airport, December 1987.
 
AR-NYA. Pakistan Maritime Security Agency - in the standard livery at an unknown airport, date unknown.
10254. Pakistan - in the standard livery at an unknown airport, May 2001.