On This Day - July 30, 2017.

The Qantas Airways Boeing 747-438 VH-OJM 'Gosford' departed Sydney (Kingsford Smith) for the last time, operating Flight QF73 to the United States (San Francisco). It was then ferried from San Francisco to Mojave as QF6019 for storage and eventual scrapping. The aircraft had flown 117,323.46 hours with 13,756 cycles on engine shut-down at Mojave. It was parted out in 2019.