Firstly, Sundown Pastoral Company (of Bonogin in the Gold Coast Hinterland) Raytheon B300 Super King Air VH-NSI called in from the Gold Coast.
It was parked for the morning and later departed back to the Gold Coast. It is believed that VH-NSI was recently re-registered from its long-time American marking of N36715.
Shortly after the King Air's arrival, the Our Airline (Air Nauru) Boeing B737-300 VH-INU - which arrived the previous evening as RON914 from Brisbane on the regular 9-day Fly-in Fly-out (FIFO) charter run - departed back to Brisbane as RON915.
|VH-INU shortly after arriving Sunday night (Photo taken by Col ©)
Later, privately owned Bell 222 helicopter VH-HBA called into Gladstone while heading South. It had started its journey on the weekend, flying from Cooktown to Cairns and on to Proserpine. On Monday, VH-HBA departed the Proserpine / Whitsunday Coast and called into Gladstone. It eventually departed to Caloundra on the Sunshine Coast.