On This Day - June 10, 1951.

The Qantas Empire Airways Short S-25 Sandringham Mk 4 'Tasman Class' flying boat VH-EBW was damaged beyond repair whilst taxiing out for take-off at Vila Harbour, New Hebrides. The aircraft struck some coral which punctured the hull in several places, resulting in the aircraft taking-on water and sinking.

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On This Day - June 10, 1972.

The ex Trans-Australia Airlines Lockheed 188A Electra VH-TLC, having been sold to Concare Aircraft Leasing on January 21, and reregistered as N188LC, departed Melbourne (Tullamarine) on its ferry flight to the United States.

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On This Day - June 10, 1990.

The Australian Airlines Boeing 737-476 VH-TJF 'Brolga' arrived at Melbourne (Tullamarine) having completed its delivery flight from the United States (Seattle / Boeing Field) as Flight TN1399.

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On This Day - June 10, 2007.

The Qantas Foundation Memorial Ltd's Boeing 707-138B VH-XBA 'City of Melbourne' was ferried from Sydney (Kingsford Smith) to Queensland (Longreach) on delivery to the Qantas Founders Outback Museum, where it was placed on permanent display.

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On This Day - June 10, 2023.

The Qantas Airways Boeing 787-9 VH-ZNM 'Mateship' entered service, operating Flight QF93 from Melbourne (Tullamarine) to the United States (Los Angeles)

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