ZK-NBC. Boeing 767-219ER. c/n 23328-149.

Was also registered as: N328MT; OY-SRG.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Air New Zealand - ?

First flown from Everett (Paine Field) as 'N6009F' - August 08, 1986

Powered by General Electric CF6-80-C2B4-F engines

Accepted by Air New Zealand at Everett (Paine Field) - September 08, 1986

Entered onto the New Zealand Aircraft Register as ZK-NBC - September 08, 1986

Registered to Air New Zealand Limited, Auckland

Departed Everett (Paine Field) on the delivery flight to New Zealand - September 09, 1986

It arrived at Auckland on completion of the delivery flight - September 10, 1984

The aircraft was named 'Atarau' (moonlight)

Operated its first revenue service - ?

The aircraft was damaged after an engine failed after take-off from Brisbane - December 08, 2002

The engine failure occured some 6 minutes after take-off

It returned and completed an emergency landing without furthur incident

Substantial dannage was inflicted on the engine and nacelle, the leading-edge and main wing flaps

Repairs took approximately four weeks to complete

Operated its final revenue service - ?

It was withdrawn from use and parked at Auckland awaiting disposal - April 25, 2004

Cancelled from the New Zealand Aircraft Register - May 31, 2004

It was sold to Castle Harbour Leasing Inc, Stamford, Connecticut - June 01, 2004

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N328MT - June 01, 2004

Registered to Castle Harbour Leasing Inc.

Departed Auckland on the ferry flight to Los Angeles - July 04, 2004

Departed Los Angeles on the ferry flight to Shannon (Ireland) - July 06, 2004

Ferried Shannon - Tel Aviv for conversion to freighter configuration by Israeli Aircraft Industries - July ?, 2004

The freighter conversion completed - February 2005

The aircraft was leased to Star Air (a division of Maersk Air), Copenhagen, Denmark - March 10, 2005

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - March 10, 2005

Entered onto the Danish Aircraft Register as OY-SRG - March 10, 2005

Delivered to Star Air, Denmark - March 17, 2005

Current with Maersk / Star Air

 

 

ZK-NBC. Air New Zealand - 'Atarau' in the original livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, December 18, 1986.

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ZK-NBC. Air New Zealand - 'Atarau' in the original livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, December 18, 1986.

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ZK-NBC. Air New Zealand - 'Atarau' in the 'Pacific Wave' livery at Brisbane Airport, July 1997.

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ZK-NBC. Air New Zealand - 'Atarau' in the 'Pacific Wave' livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, December 1997.

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ZK-NBC. Air New Zealand - 'Atarau' in the 'Pacific Wave' livery at Brisbane Airport, April 1998.

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ZK-NBC. Air New Zealand - 'Atarau' in the 'Pacific Wave' livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, May 2001.

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OY-SRG. Maersk Star Air Freighter - in the standard livery at an unknown airport, October 2006.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4655-114.)