On This Day - March 07, 1954.

The Ansett Airways Short S.25 Sandringham Mk 4 flying boat VH-BRC 'Beachcomber' suffered a serious accident whilst taxiing out to take-off on Sydney Harbour. The left-wing's float snapped off and the wing came close to entereing the water. A number of passengers climbed out through the upper cockpit hatch and crawled out onto the aircraft's right wing to act as a counter-balance until help arrived.



On This Day - March 07, 1960.

The Trans-Australia Airlines Douglas DC-6B's VH-INH and VH-INU, dry-leased from Ansett-ANA, entered service.



On This Day - March 07, 1966.

The Qantas Airways Boeing 707-338C VH-EBR 'City of Wollongong' flew a 'proving flight' from Sydney (Kingsford Smith) to South Africa (Johanessburg).



On This Day - March 07, 1991.

The Ansett Airlines Airbus A320-211 VH-HYJ entered service, operating Flight AN4 from Melbourne (Tullamarine) to Sydney (Kingsford Smith).



On This Day - March 07, 2012.

The Virgin Australia Boeing 737-8FE VH-YFG 'Hanson Bay' entered service, operating Flight DJ206 from Brisbane to Canberra.



On This Day - March 07, 2023.

The Virgin Australia Boeing 737-7K2 VH-NBP 'Bells Beach' returned to service operating Flight VA371 from Brisbane to Townsville after being repainted into the airline's standard livery by Flying Colours.