VH-FVZ. Aerospatiale ATR-72-212A. c/n 1087.

 

This aircraft was built for Avation Airframe Holdings Pte Ltd

It was observed at Toulouse in primer as 'F-WWEX' - April 24, 2013

First flown as 'F-WWEX' at Toulouse - April 25, 2013

Powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada PW127M turboprop engines

Skywest Airlines was renamed Virgin Australia Regional Airlines - May 03, 2013

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-FVZ - May 09, 2013

Registered to Avation Eastern Fleet 111 Pte Ltd, Singapore

Leased to Virgin Australia Regional Airlines, Cloverdale, Western Australia as the registered operator

The aircraft is to be operated by Skywest Airlines for Virgin Australia Pty Ltd

Accepted by Avation Airframe Holdings Pty Ltd at Toulouse - May 31, 2013

Departed Toulouse on the delivery flight to Australia as SXI-1325 - June 01, 2013

It arrived at Perth on completion of the delivery flight - June 09, 2013

Delivery route: Toulouse - Alexandra - Al Ain - Nagpur - Penang - Jakarta (Halim) - Perth

The delivery flight was carried out by Southern Cross International

Ferried Perth - Kalgoorlie - Brisbane as VA1503- July 12, 2013

The aircraft was named 'Angourie Beach'

Operated its first revenue service Brisbane - Moranbah as VA1661 - July 26, 2013

This aircraft was badly damaged whilst landing at Canberra - November 19, 2017

To view the ATSB report on this accident please click 'HERE'

Ferried Canberra - Brisbane for further repairs - January 24, 2018

Ferried Brisbane - Canberra as VOZ9924 - March 06, 2018

Returned to service Brisbane - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as VOZ559 - March 08, 2018

Operated its final revenue service - ?

Sold to Chorus Aviation Capital, Halifax, Canada - April 07, 2020

Departed Brisbane on the ferry flight to the United Kingdom - July 12, 2021

It arrived at Exeter on completion of the ferry flight - July 18, 2021

Ferry route: Brisbane - Darwin - Denpasar - Medan - Male - Muscat - Hurghada - Catania - Exeter

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - July 24, 2021

Entered onto the Guernsey Aircraft Register as 2-BKJS - July 24, 2021

Registered to Chorus Aviation Capital, Halifax, Canada

Entered onto the Irish Aircraft Register as EI-HDI - ?

Delivered to Emerald Airlines, Dublin - June 2022

Current status - ?