The decommissioned Soviet aircraft carrier "Minsk" moored at Sha Tau Kok in Shenzhen. Photo: SCMP Pictures The decommissioned Soviet aircraft carrier "Minsk" moored at Sha Tau Kok in Shenzhen. Photo: SCMP Pictures
The decommissioned Soviet aircraft carrier "Minsk" moored at Sha Tau Kok in Shenzhen. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Aircraft carrier used as Chinese theme park sets sail for new home

Vessel was so popular when it was introduced at theme park in late 1990s, people reportedly needed special connections to secure tickets

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The decommissioned Soviet aircraft carrier "Minsk" moored at Sha Tau Kok in Shenzhen. Photo: SCMP Pictures The decommissioned Soviet aircraft carrier "Minsk" moored at Sha Tau Kok in Shenzhen. Photo: SCMP Pictures
The decommissioned Soviet aircraft carrier "Minsk" moored at Sha Tau Kok in Shenzhen. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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