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, and crashed on Indee Station, some 45 km south of Port Headland, killing all on board.

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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 (New Zealand) when it arrived from Brisbane.

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On This Day - December 31, 1988.

The Australian Airlines Boeing 737-376 VH-TJB 'Fortitude' entered service, operating Flight TN492 from Melbourne (Tullamarine) to Sydney (Kingsford Smith).

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On This Day - December 31, 1989.

The Air New Zealand Boeing 767-209 ZK-NBF 'Ararangi' arrived at Auckland (New Zealand) having completed its delivery flight from Taipei (Taiwan) in the standard 'Air Chine' livery.

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On This Day - December 31, 2008.

The Australian air Express Boeing 727-277LRF VH-VLI 'Tania' operated its final freight service, operating Flight JTE092 from Perth to Melbourne (Tullamarine). It was then stored awaiting sale at Melbourne.

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On This Day - December 31, 2023.

The Qantas Freight Airbus A330-202P2F VH-EBE arrived at Melbourne (Tullamarine) as Flight QF7533, having completed its ferry flight from Germany (Dresden) where it had been converted to an 'all-freight' configuration.

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