9M-MHI. Boeing 747-236B. c/n 22304-502.
Was also registered as: N362FC; TF-AAB.
This aircraft was built by The Boeing Company, Everett, Seattle, Washington for British Airways but was not taken up
First flown at Everett (Paine Field) - January 24, 1981
It was sold to Malaysia Airline System - ? 1982
Entered onto the Malaysia Aircraft Register as 9M-MHI - ? 1982
Departed Everett (Paine Field) on the delivery flight to Malaysia - March 1982
It arrived at Kuala Lumpur on completion of the delivery flight - March 12, 1982
Operated its first revenue service - ?
Dry-leased by Air New Zealand on behalf of Garuda Indonesia for Hadj flight to Saudi Arabia - March 1984
It arrived at Auckland in an all-white livery on completion of the ferry flight - March 27, 1984
The aircraft was reconfigured at Auckland with an all-economy class seating and painted with 'Garuda' titles
Wet-leased to Garuda Indonesia for 11 weeks to operate Hadj flights to Saudi Arabia
Departed Auckland on the delivery flight to Garuda Indonesia - April 13, 1994
Delivery route: Auckland - Brisbane - Kuala Lumpur - Jakarta
The aircraft returned to Auckland for reconfiguration of normal seating at the end of the lease - July 1994
The dry-lease of the aircraft by Air New Zealand was extended to cover Boeing 747 maintenance on their own fleet
Operated its first Air New Zealand revenue service Auckland - Brisbane - Seoul as NZ81 - July 17, 1994
Operated its final Air New Zealand revenue service - December 1994
Ferried Auckland - Kuala Lumpur on return to MAS at the end of the lease as NZ6062 - December 14, 1994
The aircraft was converted to all-freighter configuration by Boeing - ? 1995
It was observed at Amsterdam (Schiphol) in the MASkargo livery - October 23, 1995
Sold to Omega Air Holdings LLC - March 28, 2005
Cancelled from the Malaysian Aircraft Register - ?
Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N362FC - ?
Leased to Focus Air, Fort Lauderdale as the registered operator - March 28, 2005
It was withdrawn from service by Focus Air and stored at Fort Lauderdale - February 16, 2008
Sold to Atlanta Icelandic, Reykjavik, Iceland - June 28, 2008
Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - June 28, 2008
Entered onto the Iceland Aircraft Register as TF-AAB - June 28, 2008
Leased to Malaysia Airlines as the registered operator - September 01, 2008
Returned to Atlanta Icelandic at the end of the lease - April 30, 2010
Leased to Saudi Arabian Airlines as the registered operator - June 04, 2010
It was withdrawn from service and stored at Jeddah - May 2012
Ferried Jeddah - Jakarta for storage - November 09, 2012
Ferried Jakarta - Furaijah (U.A.E.) for storage - March 08, 2013
It was observed stored at Furaijah - February 27, 2015
Repossessed by Air Atlanta Icelandic and offered for immediate sale - May 2017
The aircraft was scrapped at Furaijah - ?
Cancelled from the Iceland Aircraft Rregister - ?
The aircraft had flown 97,615 hours with 21,562 cycles
9M-MHI. Malaysian - in the original livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, May 1982.
(R. N. Smith Copyright Image 4635-361.)
9M-MHI. Air New Zealand - in the non-standard livery at Brisbane Airport, September 1994.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4635-081.)
9M-MHI. Air New Zealand - in the non-standard livery at Auckland Airport, November 1994.
(J. Mounce Copyright Image 4635-427.)
9M-MHI. MASkargo - in the standard livery with additional '50 Years' titles at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, September 1997.
(R. N. Smith Copyright Image 4635-871.)