Delivered to Cathay Pacific as VR-HIF in 1983. Reregistered as B-HIF in 1997. To Virgin Atlantic as G-VRUM in 1998 then to Air Atlanta Icelandic as TF-ATV in 2001. Back to Virgin Atlantic as G-VRUM in 1992. To N230AL then to Southern Winds as LV-AZF in 2004. Withdrawn from use at Manston in 2005. Scrapped in 2015.
Second use of this registration by a B747. This one is ex 9V-SQL, G-VRGN, N618FF and N526UP. It was wfu two weeks after this picture was taken at Oscoda. Since September 2018 there is a 3rd N708CK. A B747-400BCF.