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Sunday, February 10, 2013

Flashback: DC-8 visit to BNE

One of The last Douglas DC-8 to visit Brisbane was Air Transport International DC-8-73F N605AL which diverted to Brisbane from Amberley RAAF base on the morning of April 28th 2007. The aircraft stayed parked at the old International apron until April 30th when it departed for the short flight to Amberley YAMB. N605AL was msn 46106 and was built in 1969. The aircraft was withdrawn from use and stored at Mojave, CA.

Parked at the old ITB 30/4/07

CFM56 series engine

DC-8 A6-HLC of Heavylift also visited Brisbane very late at night on Dec 6th 2008 enroute to Auckland carrying equipment for a concert. This was the last DC-8 movement at BNE to date.