The China Airlines plane (front) that was involved in an attempted hijacking, at Kai Tak airport, in March 1978. Photo: SCMP

When a China Airlines plane was almost hijacked by a Taiwanese flight engineer

As the Boeing 737 was making its descent into Hong Kong, Shih Ming-cheng struck the pilot, ordering him to redirect the plane to the mainland

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The China Airlines plane (front) that was involved in an attempted hijacking, at Kai Tak airport, in March 1978. Photo: SCMP
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