On This Day - May 14, 1970.

The Ansett Douglas DC-9-31 VH-CZG was involved in an attempted hijacking at Sydney (Kingsford Smith). A young male passenger entered the cockpit armed with a toy gun and demanded that the aircraft depart immediately. He left the aircraft some 30 minutes later before being arrested and charged.

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On This Day - May 14, 1971.

The Trans-Australia Airlines Fokker F.27-6187 Friendship VH-TQT 'Thomas Mitchell' entered service.

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On This Day - May 14, 1991.

The Talair de Havilland Canada DHC-8-102A P2-GVB, having been transferred to Flight West Airlines, was ferried from New Guinea (Port Moresby) to Brisbane. It was reregistered as VH-XFU before it entered service with Flight West.

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On This Day - May 14, 1992.

The Air New Zealand Boeing 767-204ER ZK-NBJ was leased to LOT Polskie Linie Lotnicze for 6 months. It was operated in the basic 'Air New Zealand' livery.

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On This Day - May 14, 1997.

The Ansett Airlines Boeing 727-277LR VH-ANB was sold to Intrepid Aviation, and departed Melbourne (Tullamarine) on its ferry flight to the United States where it was converted to an 'all-freight' configuration by COPESA in Costa Rica.

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On This Day - May 14, 2002.

The Virgin Blue Boeing 737-43Q VH-VGA 'Blue Belle' departed Brisbane on the ferry flight to the Netherlands (Amsterdam / Schiphol) for return to the lessor at the end of its lease.

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On This Day - May 14, 2006.

The Air New Zealand / Air Nelson Bombardier DHC-8-311Q ZK-NEG entered service, operating Flight NZ8132 from Nelson to Wellington.

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On This Day - May 14, 2009.

The Jetstar Airways Airbus A321-231 VH-VWX arrived at Newcastle having completed its delivery flight from Germany (Hamburg, Finkenwerder) as Flight JST7992.

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On This Day - May 14, 2011.

The Virgin Australia Airbus A330-243 VH-XFA 'Cottesloe Beach' was ferried from Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur) to Melbourne (Tullamarine) after being repainted into the Virgin Australia livery.

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