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MSN 193H-1206

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Airframe History

Date Remark
April 1979 It was one of the first six L-1011-500s ordered by Air Canada
11 September 1981 Delivered to Air Canada; registered C-GAGG; fleet number 552
August 1991 Bought by Delta Air Lines; re-registered N765DA
January 2001 Withdrawn from service and stored at Victorville/VCV
April 2001 Bought by YES Linhas Aéreas Charter; re-registered CS-TMX; unofficially named 'Maria de Lurdes Teixeira'
24 April 2001 Delivery/ferry flight from Victorville/VCV to Lisbon/LIS
29 June 2001 First revenue service with YES Linhas Aéreas Charter between Lisbon and the Comoros Islands
February 2003 Leased to Cubana de Aviación till 14th March 2003
June 2005 YES Linhas Aéreas Charter renamed White Airways, operating with A310; CS-TMX used only as a backup
11 December 2005 Last commercial flight operated by White Airways with the L-1011
February 2006 Preservation works: withdrawn from service; stored at Lisbon/LIS
29 May 2006 1st test-flight (LIS-LIS) as WHT002T after overhaul; engines modified in compliance with the latest AD
2 June 2006 2nd test-flight (LIS-LIS) as WHT003T and last CS-TMX flight
September 2006 White Airways sold to Omni Aviation and CS-TMX was transferred to TAP Air Portugal as part of the deal
January 2007 Bought by euroAtlantic airways as a spare parts aircraft; still stored at LIS but being slowly cannibalized
10 April 2008 Finally scrapped at Lisbon/LIS

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