It touched down late on Wednesday 5 July from Darwin as "Convoy 7498".
It was suggested that the C-40A might stay for the night, however a little later in the evening, 166693 was heard to depart for Townsville.
166693 / 693 is flown by the US Navy's Fleet Logistics Support Squadron 57 (VR-57) "Conquistadors" based at NAS North Island, San Diego, California.
Sincere thanks to local plane spotters Kayanne H and 'IAD' for taking the time to capture and send through these great photos!
Photos taken by Kayanne Hardsman and 'IAD' ©