PH-DCC was leased to Philippine Airlines in April 1974, initially as PI-C827 and then RP-C827 when the national prefix was changed. It never returned to KLM service and was sold in the US as N833FA in May 1978.
Why F-BNLD had no titles when it arrived on the regular Friday service from Paris to Tahiti is not known. UTA's DC-8 were frequently leased, usually to Air Afrique but the French military as well. It had been several months since it had come off lease to the African carrier when was seen at Sydney. In 1972 it was sold to the French air force.