VH-NKU. Fokker F28-070. c/n 11555.

Was also registered as: OE-LFK.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Tyrolean Airway - ?

The temporary export registration 'E-1415 / PH-EZP' was reserved by Fokker Aircraft B.V. - July 17, 1995

The temporary export registration 'E-1415 / PH-EZP' was applied to the aircraft - July 17, 1995

Due to a painting error the registration 'PH-EXP' was applied to the aircraft

The correct registration 'PH-EZP' was applied - August 24, 1995

First flown as 'PH-EZP' in the 'Tyrolean' livery - August 24, 1995

Powered by Rolls Royce Tay 620-15 engines

Entered onto the Austrian Aircraft Register as OE-LFK - August 29, 1995

Accepted by Tyrolean at Amsterdam (Schiphol) - August 29, 1995

It was cleared for export to Austria - August 29, 1995

The temporary export registration 'E-1415 / PH-EZP' was removed from the aircraft - August 30, 1995

Ferried Amsterdam (Schiphol) - Vienna on delivery to Tyrolean - August 30, 1995

The aircraft was named 'Stadt Wien'

It made an emergency landing at Munich whilst engaged in the flight Vienna - Stuttgart - August 31, 1995

There were problems with the aircraft's electric system that resulted in 6 passengers being injured with one in hospital

Ferried Munich - Vienna for repairs - September 02, 1995

Returned to service - September 04, 1995

The aircraft was officially christened 'Stadt Wien' - September 28, 1995

It was withdrawn from service at Vienna (Schwechat) Airport - August 01, 2013

Ferried Cologne - Bonn for storage - July 31, 2014

Sold to Aliance Airlines - ?

Overhaulled by Austrian Airlines Technik, Bratislava for delivery to Alliance Airlines

Cancelled from the Austrian Aircraft Register -?

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-NKU - February 17, 2015

Registered to Alliance Airlines Pty Limited, Eagle Farm, Brisbane

Departed Bratislava on the ferry flight to Australia as SXI-1516 - June 09, 2015

It arrived at Brisbane on completion of the ferry flight - June 12, 2015

The ferry flight was undertaken by Southern Cross International

It was ferried Brisbane - Wellington as UTY541- January 14, 2019

It commenced a series of charter flights for Tauck Tours from Wellington - January 15, 2019

Operated its first Tauck Tour charter Wellington - Woodbourne - Te Anau - Wellington

Operated its final Tauck Tours service - ?

Current with Alliance Airlines

 

 

OE-LFK. Tyrolean - 'Stadt Wien' in the standard livery at Frankfurt Airport, June 01, 2002.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1996-256.)

OE-LFK. Tyrolean - 'Stadt Wien' in the standard livery at Frankfurt Airport, June 25, 2002.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1996-255.)

OE-LFK. Austrian - in the standard livery at an unknown airport, November 2014.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1995-945.)

OE-LFK. Austrian - in the standard livery at an unknown airport, March 2015.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1995-946.)

VH-NKU. Alliance - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, May 13, 2016.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 1995-788.)

VH-NKU. Alliance - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, May 15, 2016.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 1995-789.)

VH-NKU. Alliance - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, June 01, 2016.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 1995-792.)

VH-NKU. Alliance - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, May June 12, 2016.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 1995-790.)

VH-NKU. Alliance - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, June 13, 2016.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 1995-791.)

VH-NKU. Alliance - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, June 2018.

(C. Laugier Copyright Image 1996-097)

VH-NKU. Alliance - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, November 17, 2019.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 1996-020.)

VH-NKU. Alliance - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, November 17, 2019.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 1996-257.)

VH-NKU. Alliance - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, November 17, 2019.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 1996-258.)