No. 5119. Lockheed 188A Electra (VH-RMA c/n 188-1039) Ansett-ANA
Phorographed at Essendon, Victoria, Australia, September 14, 1968, by John Hopton
Hopton No. p4600-0267
06/15/2006. Remarks by Jack
McKillop: "The first flight of this aircraft was on February
13, 1959 and it delivered to Ansett-ANA on February 27, 1959. The
aircraft was converted to an 188AF freighter with two large cargo
doors in July 1972. On June 29, 1984, this 188AF was sold to Turbo
Power International Airways (TPI) in the US, re-registered N356Q. In
March 1985 it was registered to JBQ Aviation Corporation, Miami,
Florida, USA. The aircraft was leased to Air Bridge Carriers on
February 10, 1988 and it was re-registered N355WS November 23, 1989.
August 1990 it was leased to World Airline Gambia, but returned to
TPI before the end of the year. TPI ceased trading in May 1991 and
N355WS was stored at Opa Locka, Florida.
Created March 15, 2006