First aircraft of Cathay Pacific Airways. Sold in 1953 and later repurchased by Cathay. "Betsy" returned to Hong Kong in 1983. It was repainted in its orignal livery and subsequently made a harbour flypast in September of the same year. The photo was taken on the promenade near the Star Ferry Pier and City Hall in 1986 prior to the aircraft's permanent display at the Hong Kong Science Museum.
1986 Cathay Pacific Airways DC3 - VR-HDB aka "Betsy"
Submitted by moddsey
Date picture taken (may be approximate):
Sunday, August 31, 1986