04/30/2007. Remarks by Jack McKillop.
Embraer EMB-120RT: "This aircraft made its first flight on
October 10, 1987 registered PT-SKE and was delivered to the French
carrier Air Littoral six days later registered F-GFEN. Between 1988
and 1993, this Fellowship was leased to Air France. Sold to a leasing
company on July 5, 1996, it was leased back to Air Littoral until
March 1997 when it was withdrawn from service and stored at
Montpellier, France. On July 25, 1997, it was leased to the Brazilian
carrier Total Lineas Aereas and registered PT-PTA, and then sub-leased
to Transportes Regionais do Int Paulista in April 1999. Its fate is
Fokker F.28-4131: "This aircraft made its first flight on April 6, 1979
registered PH-EXS. It was delivered to Nigeria Airlines on July 21,
5N-ANV. It was sold to a French leasing company in
August 1985 and leased to the French carrier TAT (Transport Aérien
Transrégional); TAT was renamed TAT European Airlines in March 1992.
In July 1994, this aircraft was sold to the Iranian carrier Iran
Asseman Airlines and registered EP-PBI. It was re-registerered EP-ASF
in October 1999 and the company was renamed Iran Aseman Airlines in
2001, the same year that this aircraft was placed in storage. It was
withdrawn from use by 2005."