Hong Kong airport glory days: Breathtaking photos - CNN.com
Iconic scene from Kai Tak International Airport -- a Cathay Pacific jet between apartment buildings in Kowloon City. "This photo was taken in To Kwa Wan just at the entrance of the airport tunnel (now Kai Tak tunnel)," recalls photographer Daryl Chapman. Some 15 years after it closed down, Kai Tak is reopening this week as Kai Tak Cruise Terminal.
5 March 1968 - Air France Flight 212, a Boeing 707-328C (F-BLCJ) operating a Caracas-Point-à-Pitre service hit the southern slope of La Soufrière Mountain at an altitude of 3,937 feet, 27.5 km SSW of Le Raizet Airport with the loss of all 63 lives on board. The accident was caused by a navigation error.