747SP Production list

Chronological order of events for airframe 21254
Dates in Black are considered exact and dates in Red are approximate.
DATEREGAIRLINELIVERYNAMEEVENTAIRPNOTES
1976-05-11ZS-SPESouth African AirwaysFirst Flight
1976-11-22ZS-SPESouth African AirwaysDelivered
1982-06-10ZS-SPESouth African AirwaysOriginalHantamSeenFRAPhoto
1983-03-15ZS-SPESouth African AirwaysOtherJNBAdded exterior markings Phase I
1983-05-17ZS-SPESouth African AirwaysOtherJNBAdded exterior markings Phase II
1983-08-25ZS-SPESouth African AirwaysLeasedJNBAdded decal on sleeperette to identify table operation.
1983-09-24ZS-SPESouth African AirwaysOriginalHantamSeen
1985-07-25ZS-SPESouth African AirwaysOriginalHantamSeenFRAPhoto
1991-07-01LX-LGYLuxairLeasedLX-LGX in for a check
1991-08-01LX-LGYNo TitlesAll whiteSeenLUX
1991-08-02LX-LGYLuxairAll whiteSeenLUXPhoto
1991-09-03ZS-SPESouth African AirwaysReturned
1991-10-243B-NARAir MauritiusLeased
1992-05-013B-NARAir MauritiusChateau LabourdonnaisSeenMUCPhoto
1992-07-143B-NARAir MauritiusRolled InJNBRolled into hangar for repaint into SAA c/s.
1992-08-01ZS-SPESAA - South African AirwaysReturned
1992-10-01ZS-SPESAA - South African AirwaysOld, old flagHantamSeenAMS
1993-03-20V5-SPEAir NamibiaLeased
1993-04-01Air NamibiaSAA cheatline, white tailSeenFRA
1993-05-12ZS-SPEOtherRegistration registered again.
1993-05-15Air NamibiaSAA cht, white tail.OtherFRALast service to FRA
1993-05-17V5-SPEAir NamibiaRolled InJNBRolled into hangar for repaint into full SAA colours.
1993-05-22ZS-SPESAA - South African AirwaysOld, old flagHantamSeenFRAPhoto
1993-05-22ZS-SPESAA - South African AirwaysOld, old flagHantamReturned
1993-09-04ZS-SPESAA - South African AirwaysOld, old flag. SAA titles on left side!HantamSeen
1995-04-01ZS-SPESAA - South African AirwaysOld, new flag, metal bellyHantamSeenJNB
1996-03-09ZS-SPESAA - South African AirwaysOld, new flag, metal bellyHantamSeenORYPhoto
1996-04-20ZS-SPESAA - South African AirwaysOld, new flag, metal bellyHantamSeenCDGPhoto
1996-07-14ZS-SPESAA - South African AirwaysRolled InJNBRolled into hangar for repaint into: SAA white belly.
1996-08-17ZS-SPESAA - South African AirwaysOld, new flag, white bellyHantamSeenZRHPhoto
1997-10-31ZS-SPESAA - South African AirwaysStatusJNB60850 hours, 12916 cycles.
1997-12-14ZS-SPESAA - South African AirwaysOld, new flag, white bellyHantamSeenAMSPhoto
1998-04-03ZS-SPESAA-South African AirwaysOld, New flag white bellyHantamSeenCPH
1998-04-03ZS-SPESAA - South African AirwaysOld, new flag, white bellyFlightJNBOperated CPH-FRA-JNB routes. Tommy Mogren onboard.
1998-06-10ZS-SPESAA - South African AirwaysOld, new flag. white bellyHantamSeenZRHPhoto
1999-11-13ZS-SPESouth AfricanNew coloursHantamSeenSYDPhoto
1999-12-12ZS-SPESouth AfricanNew coloursHantamSeenLUN
2000-01-09ZS-SPESouth AfricanNew coloursHantamSeenCDG
2003-04-07ZS-SPESouth AfricanHantamSeenPERlast ever scheduled flight to Perth as Springbok 280
Photo
2003-04-15ZS-SPESouth AfricanHantamSeenJNBPhoto
2003-06-01ZS-SPESouth AfricanRetiredJNBDate needs confirmation (?)
2003-07-26ZS-SPESouth AfricanHantamSeenJNBPhoto
2003-08-26ZS-SPESouth AfricanHantamSeenBKKPhoto
2003-10-10ZS-SPESouth AfricanHantamSeenBKKPhoto
2003-10-30ZS-SPESouth AfricanHantamSeenBKKPhoto
2004-01-22ZS-SPENo TitlesAll whiteSeenJNBWFU
2005-03-01ZS-SPELeasedJNBLease by an unknown operator in Sao Toma, but never delivered.
2006-05-11ZS-SPEAll whiteSeenJNB
2008-06-06ZS-SPESouth AfricanWhiteScrappedJNBAircraft fully scrapped during week 2-6 June 2008 by mechanical grabbers. Nothing remains.

 

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