Monthly Archives: March 2008


Icing incident on Lufthansa Avro RJ85

A Lufthansa Regional Avro RJ85, D-AVRN (msn E2293), suffered a serious icing incident on 21 March. She was operating flight LH4062 from Frankfurt to Firenze. While climbing through 11,000 feet, significant pitch oscillations began that the crew had difficulty controlling. Controllability increased substantially once the aircraft had descended below 8,000 […]


Asian Spirit BAe 146-200 RP-C2997

Asian Spirit sells BAe 146-200

PRISMA Aviation Services arranged for the sale of BAe 146-200 RP-C2997 (msn E2178) from Monsanto Enterprises Ltd to First Kuwaiti Trading & Contracting. E2178 is currently operated by Asian Spirit, but the airline wants to focus their BAe 146 fleet on the smaller series 100. First Kuwaiti plan to use […]


VLM ends BAe 146 lease

Belgian airline VLM has ended its lease of Flightline BAe 146-300 G-BPNT (msn E3126) on 29 February. VLM leased the 146 beginning in April 2007, to assess the feasibility of introducing jet services on their routes from London City Airport. Named Spirit of Rotterdam, she operated primarily between London City […]