A89-278

 

Type: L-726 Neptune P2V-7/SP-2H
MSN: 726-7278
Previous Identities: 149078

History:

19APR62 Received at 10SQN Townsville ex USA.
08MAY62 Received at 2AD for Mod 246 (SARAH).
24MAY62 Received at 10SQN ex 2AD.
07SEP64 Despatched to CAC, Avalon for fitment of engine fire extinguishers (Mod 242).
30SEP64 Received at 10SQN ex CAC.
22FEB65 To 2AD for E service.
30JUN65 To 10SQN after E service.
26FEB68 Received at 2AD for Mods 321, 310, 309, 301 & 298.
09APR68 Received at 10SQN ex 2AD.
13MAY68 To 2AD for E service.
19AUG68 To 10SQN after E service.
22MAR70 To 2AD for corrosion control.
26MAR70 To 10SQN after corrosion control.
07OCT71 To 2AD for E service.
08FEB72 To 10SQN after E service.
19SEP74 To 2AD for E service.
13FEB75 To 10SQN after E service.
19DEC76 Returned to Townsville after an engine change in Darwin.
26JAN77 Ferried from Townsville to Laverton for disposal. (Source: 10SQN ORB)
21FEB77 To be declared to Department of Administrative Services (DAS) for disposal. Total of 5 Neptunes at Laverton plus 3 Neptunes at Townsville.
07JUN77 Disposal action to be carried out immediately.
05JUL77 Transferred to Sales.
29SEP77 Tenders closed for removal ex Laverton.
NOV77 Broken up at Laverton by Cubra Metals.

 

Notes

  • All P2V-7/SP-2H were classified as Mark 4 from the time of delivery.


Issue Date Remarks
5 11MAY18
Added the ferry flight to Laverton on 26JAN77.
4 15NOV15
Added details of E services. Added possible date of last flight.
3 11NOV15
Added an image of the aircraft withdrawn from service at Laverton.
2 11NOV15
Added an image of the aircraft at an air show in 1975.
1 24NOV02
Original issue.




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