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Chronological order of events
Dates in Black are considered exact and dates in Red are approximate.

1978-10-17N57202TWA    Order placed for aircraft.
1980-02-19N57202TWA  Roll OutBFINew aircraft rolled out.
1980-03-12N57202TWA  First Flight  
1980-03-21N57202TWA 17202Delivered  
1980-05-01N57202TWA  Seen  
1980-08-01N57202TWA'Boston Express' sticker SeenCDG 
1980-08-16N57202TWA'Boston Express' sticker SeenCDGPhoto
1980-09-06N57202TWA'Boston Express' sticker SeenCDGPhoto
1980-11-27N57202TWA  Incident Minor burns to two cabin attendents from coffee maker. Flight diverted to Kansas City for medical treatment.
Read Report
1981-02-01 Boeing  Leased  
1981-06-01N57202TWA 17202Returned  
1982-01-28N57202TWA  IncidentSFOStruck tow tug at start of taxi. Crewman's earphones were unplugged and captain failed to assure clearance.
Read report
1982-08-18N57202TWA  SeenBOSPhoto
1983-01-08N57202TWA  SeenLHRPhoto
1984-07-24 Jet Aviation Flight Services  Bought  
1984-08-01N57202No titlesBlue-white-blue-white-gold cht SeenBSLPhoto
1985-06-01N57202No TitlesBlue-white-blue-white-gold cht SeenHAM 
1985-11-01 Jet Associates International  Bought  
1986-07-01N57202No Titles  SeenFRAPhoto
1986-07-16 TWA  Bought ??
1986-07-17 American Airlines  Bought  
1987-01-01N57202American  Seen  
1987-02-01N601AAAmerican Airlines  Reg Changed  
1987-02-28N601AAAmerican  SeenMZJPhoto
1987-03-19N601AAAmerican  SeenMZJPrior to entering service
1989-08-01N601AAAmerican  SeenDFW 
1989-11-27N601AAAmerican  SeenDFW 
1990-09-17 K/S Nordic Flight  Bought  
1990-09-17 American Airlines  Leased  
1992-02-25N601AAAmerican  SeenMANLHR Diversion
1992-04-09N601AAAmerican Airlines  IncidentLHRCollided with airbridge
Read Report and see photos
1992-07-18N601AAAmerican  FlightJFKLast service LHR-JFK
1992-07-20N601AAAmerican Airlines  FerriedMCIFerried to Kansas City for storage
1992-07-21N601AAAmerican Airlines  StatusMCI32692 hours, 4759 cycles.
1993-02-22N601AAAmerican Airlines  FerriedSBAFerried MCI-SBA for storage
1993-02-22N601AAK/S Nordic flight  Returned  
1993-02-22N601AAFirst Security Bank of Utah  Bought  
1993-05-25N601AANo titlesBlue-white-blue cheatline SeenSBA 
1994-01-06UN-001Kazakhstan Airlines  Bought  
1994-02-10UN-001   FerriedSNNFerried PAE-SNN, modifications by Tramco
1994-02-10UN-001Kazakhstan Gvmt  Bought  
1994-02-18UN-001Kazakhstan Gvmt  FerriedALAORY-ALA
1994-02-18UN-001Kazakhstan Airlines SunkarDelivered  
1994-02-23UN-001Kazakhstan Airlines  Leased  
1994-03-20UN-001Kazakhstan SunkarSeenLHRPhoto
1994-06-12UN-001Kazakhstan  SeenPAEPhotographed parked on the ramp.
1994-06-14UN-001Kazakhstan  SeenPAEI took a photo of this airplane when on a visit to Paine Field to photograph the first flight of the Boeing 777.
1994-07-16UN-001Kazakhstan  SeenSNN 
1994-08-01UN-001Kazakhstan  SeenFRA 
1995-04-30UN-001Kazakhstan SunkarSeenFRAPhoto
1995-07-16UN-001Kazakhstan SunkarSeenFRAPhoto
1995-11-01UN-001Air Finance Ltd.  Bought  
1995-11-02EI-SALKazakhstan Gvmt  Other NTU (Not Taken Up)
1995-11-03UN-001Kazakhstan Gvmt  Leased  
1996-02-22UN-001Kazakhstan  SeenSNNPhoto
1996-04-01UN-001Air Finance Ltd.  Returned  
1996-04-05P4-AFEAir Finance Ltd.  Reg Changed  
1996-04-05P4-AFENo titlesAll white, with Kazakhstan cht SeenLHR 
1996-05-01P4-AFENo titles  SeenLHR 
1996-06-29P4-AFENo TitlesAll white, with Kazakhstan cht SeenPBI 
1996-07-03P4-AFENo TitlesAll white, with Kazakhstan cht SeenPBI 
1996-07-07P4-AFENo TitlesAll white, with Kazakhstan cht SeenPBI 
1996-07-15P4-AFENo TitlesAll white, with Kazakhstan cht SeenATLOperating for Sultan of Brunei
1996-11-20P4-AFENo TitlesAll white, with Kazakhstan cht SeenLHR 
1996-11-23P4-AFENo Titles  Ferried Ferried to USA for VIP outfitting
1997-01-21P4-AFENo TitlesAll white, with Kazakhstan cht SeenLAS 
1997-02-01P4-AFENo TitlesAll white, with Kazakhstan cht SeenEWR 
1997-06-30TF-ABNNo TitlesKazakhstan cht SeenMIA
1997-07-01P4-AFEAir Atlanta Icelandic  Leased  
1997-08-01TF-ABNAir Atlanta Icelandic  Reg Changed  
1997-08-06TF-ABNAir Atlanta Icelandic  Bought  
1997-08-08TF-ABNNo titlesAll white, with Kazakhstan cht SeenPBI 
1997-09-09TF-ABNNo titlesAll white, with Kazakhstan cht SeenLHR 
1997-09-25TF-ABNNo titlesKazakhstan cht, Icelandic flag on port side SeenORDRolling Stones played at Soldier Field 23, 25 Sept.
1997-09-26TF-ABNNo TitlesKazakhstan cht, Icelandic flag on port side SeenYYZFor a Rolling Stones show.
(Date needs confirmation. RS played Toronto on Sept 4.)
1997-10-02TF-ABNNo TitlesAll white, with Kazakhstan cht SeenYEGRolling stones arrived for a concert at Commonwealth Stadium
1997-12-05TF-ABNNo TitlesAll white, with Kazakhstan cht SeenMIARolling Stones played Orange Bowl Stadium
1998-02-11TF-ABNNo titlesNew livery SeenNRT 
1998-02-21TF-ABNStar AirNew livery SeenNRT 
1998-02-23TF-ABNStar AirNew livery SeenNRTDeparted with the Canadian Olympic Hockey team to YVR after the Nagano Olympics.
1998-03-14TF-ABNStar AirWhite with Blue/Gold FlightEZEOn charter for Rolling Stones Tour.
(Date needs confirmation. RS played River Plate Stadium March 29, 30, Apr. 2, 4, 5
1998-04-14TF-ABNNo titlesNew tail logo SeenYVR 
1998-04-16TF-ABNNo TitlesStar Air livery, Four star tail logo. SeenPBIPhoto
1998-04-19TF-ABNStar AirWhite w blue/gold cheat lines SeenSTNFlown from Stansted to RAF Mount Pleasant in the Falkland Islands. The plane was chartered by oil companies to ferry workers to/from the Falklands. The aircrew were icelandic, working for Air Atlanta.
1998-05-25TF-ABNNo TitlesStar Air livery, Four star tail logo. SeenSNNArrived from LAX continued to LUX.
1998-09-01TF-ABNNo TitlesStar Air livery, Four star tail logo. SeenSTN
1998-10-01TF-ABNNo TitlesStar Air livery, Four star tail logo. SeenOPOPhoto
1998-10-10TF-ABNJaguarStar Air livery, Four star tail logo. SeenDTW 
1998-10-15TF-ABNJaguarJaguar design above door, four star tail logo. ParkedIAGPlane parked at Niagara Falls Oct-Nov, 1998
1998-11-01TF-ABNAir Atlanta  Returned  
1998-11-22TF-ABNJaguarStar Air livery, Four star tail logo. SeenIAG
1999-02-07TF-ABNNo TitlesStar Air livery, Four star tail logo. SeenIAGPhoto
1999-05-23P4-AFENo TitlesFour star tail logo., no titles SeenPHXArrived from MZJ for a fuel stop.
Watch the video as it takes off for ANC
Video by: Rick Covington
1999-07-01P4-AFENo Titles  IncidentSTNPlane makes very hard landing. Captain is said to have called out "Check for damage" while plane was rolling out.
1999-07-18P4-AFENo TitlesStar Air tail logo SeenLUXAircraft ferried to LUX for heavy maintenance, seen in hangar. Crack later discovered in main landing gear rendering plane not airworthy. WFU after owner refused to pay for or authorize repairs.
1999-09-14P4-AFENo TitlesFour star tail logo SeenLUX 
2001-01-01P4-AFENo titles  ReposessedLUXAircraft repossessed by airport authority to recoup airport parking fees. Plane put up for sale, but no takers
2002-02-25P4-AFENo Titles  OtherLUXTowed to Cargolux maintenance ramp in preparation for parting.
2002-03-01P4-AFE   OtherLUXUnable to sell plane, dismantling begins.
2002-05-23P4-AFENo Titles  SeenLUXAircraft lowered onto belly. Cockpit removed the following day.
2002-06-02P4-AFENo Titles  ScrappedLUXDismantling in full progress. Cockpit is cut off.
2002-06-11P4-AFENo Titles  ScrappedLUXUpper part of fuselage is cut off and removed.
2002-06-14P4-AFE   ScrappedLUXSee video of the scrapping in progress.
2008-08-04P4-AFENo Titles  Scrapped Hello, I was at TFC in Velbert, Germany. TFC is a company that converts scrapped aircraft into cabin/flightdeck simulators and the majority of the fuselage of this SP is there. I went in it in 2008 on a stopover through DUS back to the US and it became my first 747SP. The entire lower deck fuselage is there as well as the upper deck, excluding the flightdeck. Sincerely yours, Captain Diamond
2010-09-24P4-AFE   OtherLUXCockpit and upper deck section has been retained by Cargolux. It is being used as a training device for emergency evacuation through the flight deck overhead escape hatch and the service door (on the right).


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