The amphibious Cathay Pacific Airways Catalina plane Miss Macao landing at Kai Tak Airport, in February 1948. Photo: collection of Charles Eather

When a Cathay Pacific plane became victim of world’s first hijacking of a commercial flight

‘Four millionaires went to their deaths’ when the Catalina plane went down en route to Hong Kong.

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The amphibious Cathay Pacific Airways Catalina plane Miss Macao landing at Kai Tak Airport, in February 1948. Photo: collection of Charles Eather
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