53042 was originally delivered to Japan Air System [JD/JAS] in March 1992 as JA8373. When Japan Airlines acquired JAS in April 2004, it was transferred to the Japan Airlines fleet. It was supposed to go to Orient Thai Airlines [OX/OEA] as HS-MSA, but was not taken up. In February 2008, 53042 was acquired by Aircraft and Engine Support LLC, as N870SG, and stored at GYR. During that time, it received a VIP cabin configuration. Montavachi Ltd acquired 53042 in March 2012.