N7099

 

Leased Aircraft

N7099

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N7099
23JUN66
Rolled out as 707-327C
N7099
16JUL66
First flown
N7099
27JUL66
Delivered to Braniff International. Painted in the dark blue livery
N7099
01JAN71
Leased to Qantas as a pure freighter. Retained US registration but carried Qantas V-Jet livery with minor variations; undersurfaces were painted light grey, fuselage titles read "Qantas Cargo" and the radome was black. Registration VH-EBY was reserved but the aircraft retained its US registration for the entire lease.
N7099
02JAN71
Departed Dallas at 0233 for New York
N7099
05JAN71
Arrived Sydney at 0600. (TT:21004:00)
N7099
06JAN71
Departed Sydney at 2101 as QF952 on its first service (to San Francisco)
N7099
08JAN71
Departed Sydney at 1828 as QF950 on its first service to New York
N7099
11JAN71
Departed Sydney at 1700 as QF951 to Melbourne, thence Avalon
N7099
19FEB71
Departed Sydney at 1625 on its first service to New York via Noumea
N7099
23FEB71
Departed Sydney at 0630 as QF982, a horse charter to Auckland, San Francisco and New York
N7099
MAR71
N7099
30APR71
N7099
17SEP71
Departed Sydney at 1630 as QF950 on its last Qantas service (to New York)
N7099
20SEP71
Returned to Sydney at 0755 for overhaul and repaint in Braniff two tone blue colour scheme.
N7099
30SEP71
Lease to Qantas terminated
N7099
15OCT71
Departed Sydney at 2300 as QF052D on delivery to Braniff via Nadi, Oakland and Dallas. Captain Alan Terrell
N7099
16OCT71
Arrived in Dallas
OD-AFY
01OCT72
Leased to Trans Mediterranean Airways, Beirut, Lebanon
OD-AFY
26FEB93
To Air Afrique
OD-AFY
11MAR93
Returned to TMA
OD-AFY
26JUL93
While taxying to the runway at Amsterdam Schiphol as flight TL172 for Beirut, the crew heard a loud bang. They taxied back to the stand where major damage was found in the wing primary structure. The aircraft was subsequently broken up. (Date previously recorded as 25JUL93) (Source: Frank Knottenbeld)
OD-AFY
SEP93
The aircraft was broken up at Amsterdam.
OD-AFY
21FEB03
The nose section was sighted at Oosterland, Zeeland, Netherlands. It is intended that the nose section will be sunk as a dive wreck in a lake near Tiel in the Netherlands. (Source: Frank Knottenbeld)

 


 


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Issue
Date
Remarks
5
04MAR15
Added an image of the aircraft in Qantas Cargo colours. Thanks to Peter Gates.
4
22APR14
Added two more images of the aircraft being broken up at Amsterdam.
3
26MAY13
Added an image of the aircraft being broken up at Amsterdam.
2
03FEB07
Added further detail of the aircraft's demise and subsequent disposition. Thanks to Frank Knottenbeld.
1
27JUL06
Created individual page for this aircraft. Archived Updates for combined B707-338C/327C/349C list.

 

NOTES

1
There are four numbers in the second column of each header. These are:

1. The Constructor's Number (c/n or Manufacturer's Serial Number)
2. The Line Number (The order in which final assembly began)
3. Cumulative Line Number (The order in which the aircraft were rolled out)
4. Engineering Block Number (Customer Number)

Note: During early production, the Line Number was often the same as the Cumulative Line Number.

Source: "The Boeing 707 & 720" Air-Britain 1972.
2
Please forward any errors or updates to the Webmaster.
3
These sources are gratefully acknowledged.