VH-EBS

 

VH-EBS

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Kalgoorlie

VH-EBS
14DEC65
Rolled out as 707-338C "Kalgoorlie"
VH-EBS
19JAN66
First flown
VH-EBS
01FEB66
Accepted by Qantas (TT:2:42)
VH-EBS
02FEB66
Registered to Qantas Empire Airways Ltd.
VH-EBS
03FEB66
Departed Seattle at 0857 for modifications at Lockheed Air Services, Ontario, California. Arrived at 1127. Captain A.A.E. Yates
VH-EBS
07MAR66
Departed Ontario at 1350 for San Francisco, Honolulu and Sydney
VH-EBS
09MAR66
Arrived Sydney at 1754. (TT:22:02) Captain Fred Fox
VH-EBS
14MAR66
Departed Sydney at 1007 for crew training at Avalon
VH-EBS
19MAR66
Departed Sydney at 1201 on its first service (to London via the Kangaroo Route)
VH-EBS
26JUN67
Departed Sydney at 1000 on regular service to Mexico City from where it positioned to Boeing, Wichita for modifications
VH-EBS
03AUG67
Returned to Sydney at 1000
VH-EBS
14SEP67
Became the first Qantas 707 to visit Port Moresby. Captain Dave Harden
VH-EBS
DEC70
Photograph.
VH-EBS
15NOV72
Departed Sydney on a charter to Papeete and Lima, Peru. Captain Robert Bruce
VH-EBS
11MAR73
Operated its last Qantas service (Sydney-Auckland-Sydney) (TT:24497:15 Landings: 8804)
VH-EBS
30MAR73
Departed Sydney at 1100 on lease to Malaysian Airline System in full MAS livery but retaining Australian registration.
VH-EBS
11JUL73
Struck off Australian Register
9M-ASO
10OCT73
Sold to Malaysian Airline System and re-registered. (TT:25734:52 Landings: 9322)
9M-MCS
15OCT75
Re-registered to MAS.
9M-MCS
DEC77
Photographed in Hong Kong.
9M-MCS
01JAN81
Withdrawn from service by MAS
9M-MCS
20JAN81
Ferried from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu for storage
9M-MCS
OCT81
Sold to Air Supply Corp, Lichtenstein
5A-DJO
24OCT81
Flown from Luxembourg to Basle with a white top and no titles. Sold to United African Airlines and painted as 5A-DJO and delivered to Tripoli
5A-DJO
19NOV81
Noted at Stansted operated by United African with white top and no titles (AL183/16)
5A-DJO
02JUL82
Operated a Libyan Arab flight into Heathrow
5A-DJO
20SEP82
Operated a Libyan Arab flight into Heathrow
5A-DJO
14MAR83
Crashed 24km north of Sebha, Libya after engine failure on take-off while being operated by Jamahiriya Air Transport. The five man crew was killed and the aircraft destroyed

 


 


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Issue
Date
Remarks
4
17OCT16
Added a pre-delivery image from the Qantas Heritage Collection.
3
28APR10
Added an image of VH-EBS in MAS livery.
2
14MAR10
Added an image of 9M-MCS.
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.
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Please forward any errors or updates to the Webmaster.
3
These sources are gratefully acknowledged.