Zurich, March 2000 (Propfreak)
The 1099th Boeing 747 took to the air for the first time on January 12th, 1997. Singapore Airlines operated 43 Boeing 747-412 on their worldwide network. In 1998 two of their 747s were adorned with a special Tropical Paradise livery, with SPK one of them. 9V-SPK was written off at Taipei, on October 31st 2000 while taking off on a runway which was closed for repairs.