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  1. News - Hong Kong - FOCUS

    Discovery of US plane wreck sheds light on one of Hong Kong's darkest days

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... under heavy Japanese anti-aircraft artillery fire. The US carrier task force defiantly described Hong Kong as the worst theatre of the Pacific war up to that point. Nineteen planes were shot ... I didn't find the gun position, as I was leaving I noticed a large piece of metal, clearly very out of place with the surroundings. I recovered it as it looked like a piece of aircraft." From ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - FOCUS

    Air safety rules may be over the top, pilot says

    Posted Jul 21st 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... is becoming more constrained in the airline industry in general. You are getting less time and people are relaxing standards. It is a worldwide concern." However, he said: "Aircraft nowadays are inherently safe - there hasn't been a major accident for a long time now - and Hong Kong Airlines uses new aircraft which seem to be maintained fairly well. "[The Civil Aviation Department] ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - FOCUS

    Safety questioned at Hong Kong Airlines

    Posted Jul 21st 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... he claimed were worryingly poor standards among the pilots he tested and his general concern over safety issues at the seven-year-old airline, which has a fleet of 28 aircraft. Weeks later, ... safety issues of the aircraft and losing an engine". Allan described the standard of pilots at the airline as "minimal". "There are some good pilots, ...



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