Air New Zealand Boeing 747-419 ZK-NBS


Registration

MSN

Seat Configuration

Delivery

Livery

ZK-NBS

24896


3/10/89

2010 - Scrapped at Roswell, New Mexico.

6/6/09 - Ferried AKL-LAX-ROW (Roswell, New Mexico) as NZ6390 for parting out and scrapping.

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 for examination.

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.