One of the two soldiers is escorted from Kai Tak airport after surrendering to police. Photo: SCMP One of the two soldiers is escorted from Kai Tak airport after surrendering to police. Photo: SCMP
One of the two soldiers is escorted from Kai Tak airport after surrendering to police. Photo: SCMP

How a drunken hijack and hostage stand-off ended the careers of two British soldiers in 1980s Hong Kong

  • Two soldiers hijacked three vehicles and took a pair of police officers hostage at Kai Tak airport
  • The 20-year-olds landed themselves in prison for their drunken shenanigans

Topic |   Old Hong Kong
One of the two soldiers is escorted from Kai Tak airport after surrendering to police. Photo: SCMP One of the two soldiers is escorted from Kai Tak airport after surrendering to police. Photo: SCMP
One of the two soldiers is escorted from Kai Tak airport after surrendering to police. Photo: SCMP
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