David Newbery, a former pilot, in Central, Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP / Jonathan WongDavid Newbery, a former pilot, in Central, Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP / Jonathan Wong
David Newbery, a former pilot, in Central, Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP / Jonathan Wong

How an airline pilot became an environmentalist, and the death threats that followed

  • David Newbery knew he wanted to be a pilot when he was five years old, and was airborne by the age of 13
  • Now he’s hung up his flying boots, he dedicates his time to concern group Friends of Hoi Ha and the Save Our Country Park alliance
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David Newbery, a former pilot, in Central, Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP / Jonathan WongDavid Newbery, a former pilot, in Central, Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP / Jonathan Wong
David Newbery, a former pilot, in Central, Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP / Jonathan Wong
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