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More: Japan Airlines - JAL
More: McDonnell Douglas DC-10-40(I)
More: Hong Kong - Kai Tak International (HKG / VHHH) (closed)
More: China - Hong Kong, June 13, 1998
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JA8537 (cn 46967/265) Taken from the top of a 27-storey building, where we got this wonderful view as backdrop, and where even fast-climbing planes appeared to sweep by at eye-level. Thanks to fellow a.net photographer Mr. Alan Tsui for finding this spot. (Nikon F90X; Fujichrome Velvia)
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A visitor from - posted Sat May 19, 2012:
Great shot. I'm pretty sure that the ship in the photo is the former Stockholm which was involved in a well known collision in the 1950s

A visitor from Russian Federation posted Sat March 3, 2012:
Very nice shot. Kai Tak- so hard place...

A visitor from - posted Mon November 28, 2011:
R.I.P KAI TAK

A visitor from - posted Tue October 25, 2011:
The plane looks like a model on a stand(the ship)! Amazing shot, 5 stars and more if I could.

A visitor from United States posted Tue October 25, 2011:
Very nice pic , with the ship in background.

A visitor from France posted Tue October 25, 2011:
Awesome shot. Great view of the crowded sea land and sky of Hong Kong. The white color of both boat and plane bring a nice contrast from the water and buildings.

A visitor from United States posted Wed June 18, 2008:
Miss that old a/c

A visitor from Finland posted Thu March 20, 2008:
Terrific!

A visitor from United States posted Sat December 1, 2007:
Right time and place for this pic. I wonder how long they had to wait for the boat to get in the right position?

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Tue September 18, 2007:
A fantastic photo...one in a million! (5 stars)

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Wed September 12, 2007:
Great Photo of my favourite aircraft at a great airport........

A visitor from Switzerland posted Tue May 8, 2007:
Nice photo because I like this plane, this airport (sadly closed now) and in the same time we can see the city.

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Sun March 25, 2007:
Wow that is a good shot.

A visitor from Croatia posted Tue February 6, 2007:
NIcely spotted ! boat and airplane in one picture with skyline of business in background

A visitor from Sweden posted Sun September 17, 2006:
Nice photo! MIss Kai Tak so much!=(

A visitor from France posted Sun August 20, 2006:
At KAI TAK, the photographer has always made superb photographs . KAI TAK : the king of the airports.

A visitor from Netherlands posted Wed August 9, 2006:
Great shot whith the buildings an ships on the background.
Even you can read the serial.

A visitor from Germany posted Mon July 10, 2006:
Very contrastic picture: bay, futuristic buildings,
cruise and beautyful DC10.

A visitor from Brazil posted Mon July 3, 2006:
FANTASTICCC!

A visitor from Belgium posted Tue September 20, 2005:
No comment necessary...

A visitor from Canada posted Thu September 15, 2005:
Detailed jet blast of the 3-holer. nice!

A visitor from Japan posted Tue September 13, 2005:
Truly Breath taking, the view of the city is just as impressive and could only imagen the view from the cockpit...shame KT is no longer but memories from KT will live on...well captured...

A visitor from United States posted Tue September 13, 2005:
Great view!!!

A visitor from Portugal posted Tue September 13, 2005:
This one left me speechless

A visitor from Germany posted Tue September 13, 2005:
Gosh! I miss Kai Tak!

A visitor from Germany posted Mon September 12, 2005:
Great photo, Gordon. I like the unusual perspective & the classic DC-10.

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Mon September 12, 2005:
Great picture, kai tak a great airport. Brilliant back drop.

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