On This Day - December 13, 1947.

The Australian National Airways Douglas DC-3-232A VH-ABR 'Kanana' was badly damaged whilst taking-off at Mildura Airport, Victoria, when an engine failed and the undercarriage collapsed. It was repaired and returned to service. This was its third major accident.

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On This Day - December 13, 1954.

The Trans-Australia Airlines Vickers Viscount 720 VH-TVB 'Gregory Blaxland' entered service, operating Melbourne (Essendon) to Sydney (Kingsford Smith).

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On This Day - December 13, 1963.

The Ansett-ANA Douglas DC-6B VH-INA entered service.

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On This Day - December 13, 1963.

The Airlines of N. S. W. Douglas DC-4-1009 VH-INJ entered service, operating Sydney (Kingsford Smith) to Coffs Harbour.

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On This Day - December 13, 1979.

The Qantas Airways Boeing 747-238B VH-EBQ 'City of Bunbury' arrived at Sydney (Kingsford Smith) having completed its delivery flight from the United States. It was also operating its first revenue service as Flight QF4 from San Francisco to Sydney. It was the airline's 53rd Boeing airliner and its 19th Boeing 747.

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On This Day - December 13, 2004.

The Jetstar Airways Airbus A320-232 VH-VQW arrived at Newcastle, having completed its delivery flight from France (Toulouse) as Flight JQ7990.

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On This Day - December 13, 2009.

The Virgin Blue Boeing 737-86N VH-VOG 'Misty Blue' operated its last revenue service as Flight DJ746 from Coolangatta to Melbourne (Tullamarine). It was then prepared for return to the lessor.

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On This Day - December 13, 2011.

The Virgin Australia Boeing 737-8FE VH-YID 'Rainbow Beach' entered service operating Flight DJ4169 from Brisbane to the Solomon Islands (Honiara).

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On This Day - December 13, 2012.

The Qantas Airways Boeing 737-838 VH-VZV 'Palm Cove' entered service, operating Flight QF426 from Melbourne (Tullamarine) to Sydney (Kingsford Smith).

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On This Day - December 13, 2018.

The Air New Zealand Airbus A321-271NX ZK-NNB entered service, operating Flight NZ725 from Auckland (New Zealand) to Melbourne (Tullamarine).

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