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Boeing - 787-9, Serial # 37978 Aircraft Summary
B789  
Model
787-9 Dreamliner  
Status
Active
 
Serial Number
37978  
Role
Passenger
 
Line Number
534  
Engines
RR Trent 1000
 
First Operator
Virgin Atlantic Airways  
Secal
 
Current Operator
Virgin Atlantic Airways  
ModeS
 

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Date
Detail
Config
Operator
Reg
Status
2009-01-01 Built at Charleston
C31W35Y198
Virgin Atlantic Airways
G-VBOW
On Order
2014-02-27 Assigned as ZB040
C31W35Y198
Virgin Atlantic Airways
G-VBOW
On Order
2016-12-23 Entered Final Assembly
C31W35Y198
Virgin Atlantic Airways
G-VBOW
On Order
2017-02-08 Rolled out (New Aircraft)
C31W35Y198
Virgin Atlantic Airways
G-VBOW
On Order
2017-03-19 First Flight
C31W35Y198
Virgin Atlantic Airways
G-VBOW
On Order
2017-03-29 New aircraft - Delivered to airline
C31W35Y198
Virgin Atlantic Airways
G-VBOW
Active
2018-01-01 Named Pearly Queen
C31W35Y198
Virgin Atlantic Airways
G-VBOW
Active
2018-04-19 Grounded due to Rolls Royce Engine Issues
C31W35Y198
Virgin Atlantic Airways
G-VBOW
Grounded
2019-03-02 Returned to service following repairs
C31W35Y198
Virgin Atlantic Airways
G-VBOW
Active
2020-03-09 Deviated from localizer and descended below minimum safe altitude at Hong Kong
C31W35Y198
Virgin Atlantic Airways
G-VBOW
Active