747SP Production list

Chronological order of events for airframe 21133
Dates in Black are considered exact and dates in Red are approximate.
DATEREGAIRLINELIVERYNAMEEVENTAIRPNOTES
1976-03-10ZS-SPBSouth African AirwaysFirst FlightPAE
1976-04-22ZS-SPBSouth African AirwaysOriginalOuteniquaDelivered
1977-09-02ZS-SPBSouth African AirwaysOriginalOuteniquaSeenAMSPhoto
1978-01-01ZS-SPBSouth African AirwaysOriginalOuteniquaSeenZRHVideo
1982-02-05ZS-SPBSouth African AirwaysOriginalOuteniquaSeenFRAPhoto
1982-08-19ZS-SPBSouth African AirwaysOriginalOuteniquaSeenFRAPhoto
1983-04-09ZS-SPBSouth African AirwaysOriginalOuteniquaSeenLHRPhoto
1984-04-01ZS-SPBSouth African AirwaysOriginalOuteniquaSeen
1985-04-02ZS-SPBSouth African AirwaysRolled InJNBRolled into hangar for repaint into Air Malawi colours.
1985-04-127Q-YKLAir MalawiMulanjeLeased
1985-04-137Q-YKLAir MalawiOtherJNBLeft Johannesburg as QM152 for London visit with Malawi president H.K Banda.
1985-04-147Q-YKLAir MalawiMulanjeSeenAMSAircraft arrived
1985-04-167Q-YKLAir MalawiMulanjeOtherAMSAircraft left for London.
1985-04-167Q-YKLAir MalawiMulanjeOtherLHRArrived at LHR.
1985-04-167Q-YKLAir MalawiMulanjeSeenLHRPhoto
1985-04-207Q-YKLAir MalawiMulanjeSeenLHRPhoto
1985-05-107Q-YKLAir MalawiMulanjeOtherLHRAircraft departed for Johannesburg.
1985-05-11ZS-SPBSouth African AirwaysReturned
1985-05-117Q-YKLAir MalawiMulanjeOtherJNBAircraft returned from London. Landed JNB at 12.50 Local.
1985-05-29ZS-SPBSouth African AirwaysOtherFirst flights after Air Malawi lease. Aircraft did the following legs: JNB-CPT-FRA-CPT-LHR-CPT-JNB
1985-06-02ZS-SPBSouth African AirwaysOtherJNBReturned from the flights above.
1987-07-01ZS-SPBSAA - South African AirwaysOldSeenFRAPhoto
1987-11-01LX-LGXLuxairLeased
1990-03-31LX-LGXLuxairSeenLUXPhoto
1990-05-24LX-LGXLuxairSeenLUXPhoto
1991-07-08LX-LGXLuxairSeenATHOne and only appearance in ATH/LGAT for the schedule Luxair flight, replacing the usual 737-200!
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1991-07-21LX-LGXLuxairMaintenanceJNBAircraft in hangar for a Major 4 (check)
1993-05-22LX-LGXLuxairSeenLUXPhoto
1993-08-01LX-LGXLuxairSeenLUX
1993-08-29LX-LGXLuxairOtherJNBAircraft arrived at JNB after lease.
1993-09-02ZS-SPBSAA - South African AirwaysReturnedReturned from lease.
1993-09-03ZS-SPBTrek AirwaysLeased
1993-09-04ZS-SPBTrekLuxavia StarSeenLUXFirst landing at LUX.
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1993-10-01ZS-SPBTrekLuxavia StarSeenJNB
1994-04-11ZS-SPBSAA - South African AirwaysReturned
1994-06-01ZS-SPBSAA - South African AirwaysOld, white belly, new flagOuteniquaSeenJNB
1995-09-24ZS-SPBSAA - South African AirwaysOld, white belly, new flagOuteniquaSeenJNBPhoto
1996-03-27ZS-SPBOtherJNBAircraft departed JNB with unusual flight number.
1996-03-30ZS-SPBCameroon AirlinesLeasedCameroon had their B747 Combi for service with SAA.
1996-04-17ZS-SPBNo titlesBasic SAA livery, with orange tailSeenCDGOperating for Cameroon Airlines
1996-05-05ZS-SPBSAA - South African AirwaysReturned
1996-05-06ZS-SPBAir Afriquebasic SAA liverySeenABJRumoured to have been seen with Air Afrique titles during HADJ. Verification ?
1996-05-09ZS-SPBSAA - South African AirwaysReturned
1996-06-25ZS-SPBPanairBought
1996-06-25ZS-SPBOtherJNBRolled into hangar for exterior repaint into Air Namibia for lease.
1996-07-11ZS-SPBAir NamibiaFull c/sSeenJNB
1996-07-15ZS-SPBAir NamibiaLeased
1996-10-01ZS-SPBAir NamibiaSeenFRA
1996-10-03ZS-SPBAir NamibiaWhite bellySeenFRAPhoto
1996-12-24ZS-SPBSAA-South African AirwaysReturned
1996-12-29ZS-SPBNo TitlesBasic Air Namibia liverySeenHKG
1997-01-09ZS-SPBOtherJNBAircraft rolled into hangar for repaint into ZS-SPB SAA
1997-07-03ZS-SPBSouth AfricanNewOuteniquaSeenCPHPhoto
1997-08-01ZS-SPBSouth AfricanFull new c/sOuteniquaSeenCDG
1998-01-18ZS-SPBSouth AfricanIncidentNear miss over Africa
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1998-07-19ZS-SPBNo TitlesAll whiteFerriedMIA
1998-07-30ZS-SPBSouth AfricanNewOuteniquaSeenZRHDate needs confirmation!
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1998-09-05ZS-SPBNo TitlesAll whiteSeenMZJNew reg N747KS not yet painted on aircraft.
1999-02-10ZS-SPBSouth AfricanOtherJNBRolled into hangar for repaint for return to Panair.
1999-07-01ZS-SPBNo TitlesAll whiteSeenMIAPhoto
1999-07-23ZS-SPBReg CancelledSouth African Airways formally cancels South African registration.
1999-10-24No TitlesAll whiteSeenMZJ
2000-04-12N747KSReg ChangedMZJRegistration NTU
2004-07-25N747KVReg ChangedMZJ
2004-08-23N747KVJet Aero Holdings, Inc.Bought
2004-09-12N747KVFor SaleListed as "for sale" on www.flyboytrader.com
2004-09-19N747KVNo TitlesAll WhiteSeenMZJ
2004-09-20N747KVSoldMZJTo be scrapped
2004-10-15N747KVNo TitlesSeenMZJ
2005-02-08N747KVNo TitlesAll whiteOtherMZJPlane is in scrapping area at MZJ, with cargo doors cut away, and some flight surfaces removed. Appears it will be scrapped soon.
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2005-03-05N747KVNo TitlesAll whiteSeenMZJ
2005-04-01ScrappedDate needs confirmation

 

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