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(6) The aircraft approaches to land at the car park after the lift, and pick up the other crew members before returning to Kai Tak.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1972

(4B) Wessex XT605 and load above the roof of Murray Building

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1972

(4) Wessex XT605 over the roof of Murray Building.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1972

(3A) Wessex XT605 in flight with underslung load

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1972

Flagstaff House in Victoria Barracks is below.

(3) Wessex XT605 over Murray Building

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1972

(2) Positioning the aircraft over the load for pick-up.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1972

(1) The pilot, Flt Lt Bob Turner, runs through the final briefing points for the lift with his crew

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1972

(1)   The pilot, Flt Lt Bob Turner, runs through the final briefing points for the lift with his crew, who are :- L-R Fl Sgt Geoff Costello, Flt Sgt Bob Bickers (tall, standing behind) Bob Turner, Flt Sgt Nigel Cole.

Gordon Andreassend (head only),to left of of Nigel, and two HK Supplies staff are in attendance

1970s RAF Kai Tak

I think that is a Venom aircraft of 28 Squadron in the foreground that took up gate guardian duties at RAF Kai Tak. A photo here of the Venom with supplementary information here. As the Wessex helicopter in the background was introduced in 1972, I surmise the photo was taken in the mid-1970s.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1975
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