The hijacked plane arrives back in Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP
The hijacked plane arrives back in Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP

When a Hongkonger hijacked a Beijing-bound flight as a ‘gesture against communism’

  • In March 1984, Dennis Leung boarded a British Airways flight at Kai Tak airport headed for the Chinese capital
  • He forced the flight to change course and land in Taiwan

The hijacked plane arrives back in Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP
The hijacked plane arrives back in Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP
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