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Approaching Kai Tak – View from the cockpit in July 1979

The following images were taken by Tony Hawes in (most likely) July 1979. They are taken from the cockpit. He wrote me that he wasn’t stationed in Hong Kong, but visited this city twice – in 1963 and 1979. The images are in the order he remembers.

Updated version 2016-08-21

This one is already at the Kowloon Peninsula showing Mei Foo Sun Chuen housing estate and the Lai Chi Kok municipal incinerator. Flight direction is south-east.

Aerial photos: Hong Kong from above

Aerial photos are literally the big picture. They don't have the detail of a street-level photo, but they make up for that in other ways:

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A photo of a bombed-out, deserted Wanchai

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