After this 707 had flown its
final Qantas service (as VH-EAC from Sydney to Denpassar and back)
on 28 October 1978, it was sold to
ITEL Capital Services. It was then leased to Ontario
in Canada and registered
C-GRYN. Ontario Worldwide went bankrupt early in 1981 and
re-leased to Worldways
Canada. At the end of this lease it ironically returned to
Australia when it
to RAAF in January 1983 as A20-623. Greg Banfield
caught it at Mascot in February
1984, wearing a minuscule serial (enlarged below).
It served the RAAF for almost twenty years
finally demobbed in 2011 was sold off to Omega Air (in April 2011) as
It appears to be non active,
however, and is now in storage at Victorville, California. .