VH-EBZ

 

Leased Aircraft

VH-EBZ

19354
503
787
7683

City of Swan Hill

N324F
19MAY66
Rolled out as 707-349C
N324F
09JUN66
First flown
N324F
21JUN66
Delivered to Flying Tiger Line on lease from Boeing
N324F
01APR68
Leased to El Al
N324F
28JAN69
Used by Universal Studios in the original "Airport" movie. Painted in Trans Global colours and carried its actual registration in the movie.
N324F
08MAR69
Use by Universal Studios completed
EI-ASO
01APR69
Leased to Aer Lingus as "St Canice". Added to Irish Register same day. Later purchased.
EI-ASO
11SEP70
Test flown at Dublin in full Qantas colours
VH-EBZ
13SEP70
Entered on Australian Register for lease by Qantas. Operated in full Qantas V-Jet livery and named "City of Swan Hill"
VH-EBZ
14SEP70
Positioned from Dublin to Frankfurt arriving at 0830
VH-EBZ
17SEP70
Arrived Sydney at 1107 on a migrant charter from Frankfurt
VH-EBZ
18SEP70
Departed Sydney at 1705 on a migrant charter to Rome as QF167
VH-EBZ
21SEP70
Departed Sydney at 1738 on a migrant charter to Vienna as QF163
VH-EBZ
25SEP70
Departed Sydney at 1500 on a migrant charter to UK as QF167
VH-EBZ
28SEP70
Departed Sydney at 2006 as QF530 on its first service to London via the Southern Cross Route
VH-EBZ
12OCT70
Departed Sydney at 0941 as QF574 on its first service to Vancouver
VH-EBZ
14OCT70
Departed Sydney at 1000 on its first service to Auckland
VH-EBZ
22OCT70
Departed Sydney at 2045 as QF580 on its first service to London via the Fiesta Route
VH-EBZ
03NOV70
Departed Sydney at 1158 as QF275 on its first service to Hong Kong
VH-EBZ
09NOV70
Departed Sydney at 2306 as QF274 on its first service to Tokyo
VH-EBZ
11NOV70
Departed Sydney at 1355 on its first service to Noumea
VH-EBZ
13NOV70
Departed Sydney at 1333 on its first service to Singapore
VH-EBZ
19NOV70
Departed Sydney at 1117 on its first service to Christchurch
VH-EBZ
25NOV70
Departed Sydney at 2250 on a charter to Saigon
VH-EBZ
AUG71
Used in the evaluation of Single Side Band Radio
VH-EBZ
16AUG71
VH-EBZ
24SEP71
Departed Sydney at 1115 on its last Qantas service, QF312 to Christchurch, QF353 to Melbourne and QF 272 to Sydney
VH-EBZ
29SEP71
Departed Sydney at 1500 in full Qantas livery as QF071D on delivery to Dublin via Colombo. Captain Alan Terrell
VH-EBZ
30SEP71
Arrived Dublin and returned to Aer Lingus
VH-EBZ
01OCT71
Struck off Australian Register
EI-ASO
OCT71
Restored to the Irish Register
G-BAWP
25APR73
Leased to British Caledonian as "County of Inverness"
EI-ASO
15MAY75
Returned to Aer Lingus
9J-AEC
15JUL75
Leased to Zambia Airways in full Zambia Airways livery
EI-ASO
23FEB76
Returned to Aer Lingus
9J-AEC
18OCT76
Leased to Zambia Airways in Aer Lingus livery with Zambia titles
EI-ASO
23JAN77
Returned to Aer Lingus
EI-ASO
03APR80
Leased to Zambia Airways as EI-ASO
EI-ASO
01MAY80
Returned to Aer Lingus
S2-ACG
MAY80
Registered S2-ACG in preparation for a lease to Bangladesh Biman.
S2-ACG
06MAY80
Rolled out at Dublin in basic Aer Lingus livery but with the fin/rudder repainted blue and Bangladesh Biman stickers.
S2-ACG
11MAY80
Positioned to Heathrow to enter service with Bangladesh Biman
S2-ACG
22NOV80
Returned to Aer Lingus after Biman lease
EI-ASO
27FEB81
Rolled out at Dublin in full Libyan Arab livery
EI-ASO
01MAR81
Leased to Libyan Arab
EI-ASO
31OCT82
Returned to Aer Lingus
EI-ASO
07SEP83
Noted back in full Aer Lingus livery as "St Canice" having been stored in Libyan Arab livery since the end of their lease (AL204/14)
EI-ASO
14SEP83
Returned to service with Aer Lingus (AL204/14)
EI-ASO
by JUN84
Renamed "Cainneach"
EI-ASO
14NOV84
Noted in open storage at Dublin
EI-ASO
14DEC84
Departed Dublin for Tel Aviv on delivery to Arkia in Aer Lingus colours and Arkia titles. (AL219/15)
Also reported to be a sub-lease via Zimex Aviation.
EI-ASO
24FEB85
Returned to Aer Lingus (AL221/14)
EI-ASO
APR85
Returned to service in a high density all economy config
EI-ASO
27OCT86
Last service with Aer Lingus (London to Dublin)
EI-ASO
30OCT86
Irish registration cancelled. Sold to Omega Air same day. (AL241/13)
EI-ASO
09NOV86
Still parked at Stansted as EI-ASO (AL241/13)
N324F
DEC86
Registered to Omega Air Inc, Washington DC (AL243/13)
PT-TCS
25JAN87
Leased to Transbrasil
PT-TCS
29JAN87
Departed Stansted on delivery to Transbrasil (AL244/11)
PT-TCS
JUL87
Photographed in Trans Brasil markings.
PT-TCS
21MAR89
Crashed into houses on approach to Guarulhos, Sao Paulo, Brazil. The 3 crew were killed as were 18 people on the ground. The aircraft was destroyed

 


 


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Issue
Date
Remarks
2
29APR14
Added a screenshot of the aircraft in Trans Global Airlines livery for the 1969 movie Airport.
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.