ZK-PLU. Boeing 737-33A. c/n 24094-1729.
Was also registered as: F-ODGX; LN-KKS.
This aircraft was ordered by Ansett Worldwide Aviation Services (AWAS) - 1989
Rolled off the Boeing production line at Seattle (Boeing Field) - 1989
First flown at Seattle (Boeing Field) - May 25, 1989
Powered by CFM International CFM56-3B2 engines
Accepted by AWAS at Seattle (Boeing Field) - June 1989
Entered onto the French Aircraft Register as F-ODGX - June 06, 1989
Leased to Air Caledonie International, Noumea, New Caledonia as the registered operator - June 12, 1989
Sold to Guiness Peat Aviation - March 14, 2002
Sold to Volito South Pacific AB - April 09, 2002
The aircraft was withdrawn from service by Air Caledonie International - February 11, 2004
Ferried Noumea (Tontouta) - Christchurch for post lease maintenance by Air New Zealand - February 13, 2004
Ferried Christchurch - Auckland as SB001 - May 28, 2004
The aircraft was repainted into the Air Palau livery at Auckland
Cancelled from the French Aircraft Register - June 01, 2004
Entered onto the New Zealand Aircraft Register as ZK-PLU - June 02, 2004
Registered to Airwork Holdings, Auckland
Ferried Auckland - Cairns - Palau for lease to Air Palau - July 11, 2004
Air Palau ceased operations - December 23, 2004
Ferried Palau - Cairns - Auckland on return to Airwork - December 28, 2004
Ferried Auckland - Melbourne (Tullamarine) for repainting by AAES - February 22, 2005
Ferried Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Auckland in the Norwegian Air Shuttle livery - April 04, 2005
Departed Auckland on the ferry flight to Norway - April 14, 2005
It arrived in Norway on completion of the ferry flight - April 25, 2005
Cancelled from the New Zealand Aircraft Register - April 26, 2005
Entered onto the Norwegian Aircraft Register as LN-KKS - April 29, 2005
Leased to Norwegian Air Shuttle as the registered operator
The aircraft was named 'Edvard Munch'
It was rolled out at Oslo in the 'UNICEF' livery - October 14, 2007
It was observed at Shenzhen (China) in the standard Norwegian Air Shuttle livery - December 12, 2008
The aircraft was withdrawn from service by Norwegian Air Shuttle - May 06, 2012
Departed Oslo on the ferry flight to the United States for storage - May 06, 2012
Cancelled from the Norwegian Aircraft Register - May 09, 2012
Broken up at Stuttgart Municipal Airport, Arkansas - 2012
F-ODGX. Air Caledonie International - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, March 1993.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4625-026.)
F-ODGX. Air Caledonie International - in the standard livery at Auckland Airport, date unknown.
(J. Mounce Copyright Image 4622-915.)
ZK-PLU. Palu Micronesia Air - in the standard livery at Auckland Airport, date unknown.
(J. Mounce Copyright Image 4622-916.)
ZK-PLU. Palu Micronesia Air - in the standard livery at Guam Airport, date unknown.
(J. Mounce Collection Copyright Image 4622-917.)