2010 - Scrapped at Roswell, New Mexico.
6/6/09 - Ferried AKL-LAX-ROW (Roswell, New Mexico) as NZ6390 for parting out and
7/1/09 - Final passenger flight NZ124 MEL-AKL.
30/12/08 - Operated two hour Auckland - Auckland test flight using a 50/50 mix of
Jet-A and biofuel from the Camelina plant in the #1 engine. The engine was then removed
14/10/08 - Operated NZ6018 AKL-LAX-NUE (Nuremburg, Germany).
28/10/06 - This aircraft was not permitted to operate the new NZ39/NZ38 AKL-HKG-LHR
flight due to not being fitted with the increased oxygen system capability required
for this route.
29/7/01 - Emergency landing at NAN whilst operating NZ14 LAX-SYD due to bearing failure
to #3 engine.
29/7/98 - Operated charter to the EAA Convention at Oshkosh, Wisconsin and later
performed a low fly-past.
11/2/91 - Entered service with Air New Zealand.
1/2/91 - Returned to Air New Zealand and named Mataatua.
15/12/89 - Leased to Cathay Pacific where it mainly operated CX712/CX713 HKG-BKK-SIN.
14/12/89 - Handed over to Air New Zealand. The aircraft was delivered to Auckland
arriving on 16 December and was immediately leased to Cathay Pacific.
3/10/89 - First Test Flight. Fitted with Rolls Royce RB211 engines.