VH-NRX. SAAB 340B. c/n 291.

 

This aircraft was built by Saab Aircraft AB, Linkoping, Sweden - 1992

First flown with test registration SE-G91 - February 25, 1992

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N362BE - March 24, 1992

Registered to Lambert Leasing Inc, U. S. A.

Leased to Business Express, New York as the registered operator

Registered to Grant Holdings Inc, U. S. A. - July 29, 1992

Leased to Business Express, New York as the registered operator

Business Express was renamed Business Express Airlines - May 22, 1997

Withdrawn from service and and returned to Lessor for storage at Nashville, Tennessee - December 2000

Leased to Peninsula Airways, Anchorage, Alaska as the registered operator - January 01, 2004

Withdrawn from service and and returned to the lessor for storage at Nashville, Tennessee - August 03, 2004

Departed Nashville on the ferry flight to Australia - September 20, 2004

Arrived Wagga Wagga on completion of the ferry flight - September 24, 2004

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - September 30, 2004

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-NRX - October 06, 2004

Registered to Saab Aircraft Leasing AB, Linkoping, Sweden

Leased to Australiawide Airlines Ltd, Wagga Wagga t/a REX Regional Express Airlines as the registered operator

Operated first revenue service Wagga Wagga - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as ZL664 - November 03, 2004

Sold to Regional Express Holdings Limited, Mascot, Sydney - October 16, 2008

The aircraft was involved in a mid-air drama whilst on approach to Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - March 17, 2017

It was operating the regular Albury - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) service as RXA768

The starboard propellor became detached from the engine and fell to the ground below the aircraft's track

To view more information about this incident please click 'HERE'

Current with Regional Express Airlines

 

VH-NRX. REX Regional Express - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, June 26, 2005.

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