Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Alliance Airlines Fokker F-100 VH-FGB Pops into Mackay Airport on Charter Flight to Groote Eylandt

Certainly interesting to note on Wednesday 23 February that Alliance Airlines Fokker F-100 VH-FGB called into Mackay Airport while operating a closed charter flight.

VH-FGB at Emerald Airport recently  (File photo)

It was flying as UTY947 at arrived from Orange in New South and later departed to Groote Eylandt.

Groote Eylandt is part of the Northern Territory and is the largest island in the Gulf of Carpentaria and the fourth largest island in Australia. The Groote Eylandt Mining Company Pty Ltd (GEMCO) has been in operation since the 1960's and produces high-grade manganese ore.

Photo taken by 'AC'  ©

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