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 - ?