9M-MHJ. Boeing 747-236B. c/n 22442-526.
Was also registered as: N361FC; TF-AAA.
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) - May 21, 1981
It was sold to Malaysia Airline System - ? 1982
Entered onto the Malaysia Aircraft Register as 9M-MHJ - ? 1982
Departed Everett (Paine Field) on the delivery flight to Malaysia - April 1982
It arrived at Kuala Lumpur on completion of the delivery flight - April 08, 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 21, 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 15, 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
Ferried Auckland - Kuala Lumpur on return to MAS at the end of the lease - July 1994
The aircraft was converted to all-freighter configuration by Boeing - January 1996
It was withdrawn from service by MASkargo at Jakarta - March 2005
Sold to Omega Air Holdings LLC - March 21, 2005
Cancelled from the Malaysian Aircraft Register - ?
Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N361FC - ?
Leased to Focus Air, Fort Lauderdale as the registered operator - March 21, 2005
It was withdrawn from service by Focus Air and stored at Fort Lauderdale - February 16, 2008
Sold to Atlanta Icelandic, Reykjavik, Iceland - June 01, 2008
Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - June 01, 2008
Entered onto the Iceland Aircraft Register as TF-AAA - June 01, 2008
It was wet-leased to Cargolux - June 01, 2008
Returned to Air Atlanta Icelandic at the end of the lease - July 24, 2008
Leased to Saudi Arabian Airlines as the registered operator - August 12, 2008
Returned to Air Atlanta Icelandic at the end of the lease - September 10, 2008
Leased to MASkargo as the registered operator - September 26, 2008
Returned to Air Atlanta Icelandic at the end of the lease - April 30, 2010
Leased to Cargolux as the registered operator - June 01, 2010
Returned to Air Atlanta Icelandic at the end of the lease - December 2011
Leased to Saudi Arabian Airlines as the registered operator - May 01, 2012
Returned to Air Atlanta Icelandic and withdrawn from service and stored at Jeddah - December 31, 2012
Ferried Jeddah - Furaijah (U.A.E.) for storage - May 09, 2013
The aircraft was mostly parted-out at Furaijah - ?
The fuselage was loaded onto a barge and moved to a position off Bahrain - January 20, 2019
It was sunk off the coast of Bahrain - June 10, 2019
Cancelled from the Iceland Aircraft Rregister - ?
The aircraft had flown 94,427 hours with 20,460 cycles
9M-MHJ. Malaysian - in the original livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, September 1984.
(R. N. Smith Copyright Image 4635-362.)
9M-MHJ. Malaysian - in the original livery with additional 'Kuala Lumpur - Los Angeles 86' titles at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, April 1985.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4635-853.)