On This Day - June 08, 1956.

The Trans-Australia Airlines Vickers Viscount 720C VH-TVD 'Hamilton Hume' set a speed record of 82 minutes for the flight between Brisbane (Eagle Farm) and Sydney (Kingsford Smith).

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On This Day - June 08, 1984.

The Qantas Airways Boeing 747-238B VH-EBA, now leased to Air Lanka as 4R-ULF, departed Sydney (Kingsford Smith) on its ferry flight to Sri Lanka as Flight UL747B.

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On This Day - June 08, 1989.

The Airbus A300B4-203 P2-ANG, having been overhaulled and repainted at Singapore after its lease to Air Niugini, arrived at Melbourne (Tullamarine) on return to Australian Airlines. It was then reregistered as VH-TAA.

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On This Day - June 08, 2006.

The Jetstar Airlines Boeing 717-231 VH-YQH operated its final service as Flight JQ611 from Adelaide (West Beach) to Brisbane. It was then withdrawn from service and stored.

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