On This Day - November 04, 1959.

The ex Qantas Airways Lockheed 1049E Constellation VH-EAH, having been sold to Lockheed the previous day and reregistered as N9716C, departed Sydney (Kingsford Smith) on its ferry flight to the United States (Ontario / California).

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On This Day - November 04, 1966.

The ex-Ansett-ANA Douglas DC-6B VH-INT departed Melbourne (Essendon) on its ferry flight to France (Marseilles), having been sold to Trans-Union, France on November 02.

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On This Day - November 04, 1969.

Scrapping commenced at Melbourne (Essendon) of the Ansett-ANA Victorian Air Coach Service Douglas DC-3 VH-ANJ by Sims Metals Ltd. The Department of Civil Aviation refused to allow the aircraft to be scrapped 'off-site'.

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On This Day - November 04, 1969.

Scrapping commenced at Melbourne (Essendon) of the Ansett-ANA Douglas DC-3-387 VH-ANP by Sims Metals Ltd. The Department of Civil Aviation refused to allow the aircraft to be scrapped 'off-site'.

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On This Day - November 04, 1971.

The Qantas Airways Boeing 707-338C VH-EBU 'City of Broken Hill' was rolled out in the airline's new 'ochre' livery. It was the first Boeing 707 to be repainted.

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On This Day - November 04, 1986.

The Australian Aircraft Sales Douglas DC-9-31 VH-TJP departed Melbourne (Tullamarine) for the last time as Flight TN1397, on its ferry flight to the United States (Marana). It was then sold to Internation Lease Finance Company who then leased it to Sunworld International Airways.

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On This Day - November 04, 1993.

The Australian Airlines Boeing 727-276A VH-TBP was sold to Extex International. It departed Melbourne (Tullamarine) in an all-white livery without titles the same day on its ferry flight to the United States (Texas / Fort Worth) as Flight TN6904, for onward sale to Aeroexo, Mexico.

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On This Day - November 04, 1998.

The leased Air New Zealand Boeing 767-35HER ZK-NCM, arrived at Auckland (New Zealand) having completed its ferry flight from Manchester (United Kingdom) as Flight AIH097, on return to the airline, having completed its sub-lease to Airtours International Airways (UK) for the northern summer season.

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On This Day - November 04, 2010.

The Qantas Airways Airbus A380-842 VH-OQA 'Nancy-Bird Walton' was badly damaged when the Number 2 engine sustained an uncontained engine fire, shortly after taking off from Singapore Airport. The aircraft was operating Flight QF32 from London to Sydney via Singapore. The flight crew were successful in returning to Singapore and making a safe landing despite the aircraft having sustained multiple system failures.

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On This Day - November 04, 2018.

The Qantas Airways Airbus A380-842 VH-OQD 'Fergus McMaster' operated its last service in the 'New Roo' livery as Flight QF12 from Los Angeles to Sydney (Kingsford Smith).

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