On This Day - September 23, 1980.

The final Boeing 727-276A ordered new by Trans-Australia Airlines in December 1970, arrived at Melbourne (Tullamarine), having completed its delivery flight from the United States (Seattle). This aircraft, VH-TBR 'Bert Hinkler' was routed via Christchurch as a 'flag-waving' exercise to promote the airline's recently announced direct jet services from Hobart to Christchurch.

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On This Day - September 23, 1983.

The Air New South Wales Fokker F28-1018 Fellowship VH-FKD was rolled out at Sydney (Kingsford Smith) in the airline's 'Yellow Canary' livery.

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On This Day - September 23, 1999.

The Qantas Airways Boeing 747-438 VH-OJH 'City of Darwin' was badly damaged when it hydroplaned off the end of the runway whilst landing at Bangkok. Minor injuries were sustained by 28 passengers.

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On This Day - September 23, 2015.

The Airbus A330-202 VH-EBF 'King Valley' operated its first revenue service for Qantas Airway following its return from lease to Jetstar Airways, operating Brisbane to Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as Flight 525.

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On This Day - September 23, 2023.

The Pel-Air SAAB 340A VH-KDK sustained in-flight fire damage whilst operating Flight ZL9982 from Wagga Wagga to Charleville It landed safely at Cobar.

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