On This Day - December 31, 1968.

The MacRobertson-Miller Airlines Vickers Viscount 720C VH-RMQ 'Quininup' was destroyed when it broke-up whilst on descent to Port Headland, crashing on Indee Station, some 45 km south of Port Headland.

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On This Day - December 31, 1981.

The Air New Zealand Douglas DC-8-52 ZK-NZE operated the airline's last Douglas DC-8 passenger service into Wellington Airport. It was the airline's Brisbane to Wellington service.

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