has lost a bag containing NZD 1 million in cash, somewhere at
missing bag was one of 12 carrying cash valued at NZD 10 million, being flown
to New Zealand by the airline, Hong Kong media reported. It apparently tumbled
out of a vehicle making a sharp turn at the airport.
cash bags, labelled “G4S International” were being delivered to the Bank of
China through the cargo transfer service provided by Cathay’s subsidiary, Hong
Kong Airport Services.
footage shows 3 bags tumbling out of a trailer being towed by a small airport
vehicle, while the vehicle makes a turn at a corner. The trailer does not seem
to have been properly fastened.
driver was travelling without a security guard during the transfer, an omission
criticized by Hong Kong unions.
of the 3 missing bags were later found on the airport tarmac but the 3rd
one is still missing.
are investigating. They might want to check any airport employees who suddenly
developed an intense interest in seeing the set of The Hobbit.