Monthly Archives: April 2012

Stord crash report published

The Norwegian Accident Investigation Board Norway (AIBN) has published the final report into the crash of Atlantic Airways BAe 146-200 OY-CRG (msn E2075) on 10 October 2006. OY-CRG was destroyed in a fire after over-running the runway at Stord, Norway, with four fatalities among the twelve passengers and four crewmembers […]

G-TBIC's tail in Tatton Park

BAe 146 tail used in art display

Part of the fuselage of former Nex Aviation BAe 146-200 G-TBIC (msn E2025) is being used in a piece of visual art at the Tatton Park Biennial 2012, outside Manchester. The project, ‘Gleaners of the Infocalypse’, was commissioned especially for the Biennial from artists Philip Duckworth and Ben Sadler, who […]

Korongo Airlines begins services

Korongo Airlines finally operated its long-delayed first service, from Lubumbashi to Kinshasa, on 16 April. That service was operated by the airline’s Boeing 737-300, as was its first international flight, to Johannesburg, two days later. Korongo’s BAe 146-200, OO-MJE (msn E2192), has a light schedule at present, with a single […]

Starbow leases a BAe 146

Ghanaian airline Starbow has leased BAe 146-300 ZS-SMO (msn E3169) from South Africa’s Fair Aviation. ZS-SMO arrived in Accra in mid-April, with Starbow’s titles and logo applied on top of Fair Aviation’s colors. She will help cover for scheduled maintenance to Starbow’s first two 146s. The airline was to have […]

BAe 146-300 ZS-SMO operating for Starbow

SkyJet begins flights to Batanes

Philippine airline SkyJet began flying between Manila and Basco, in Batanes Province, in early April. Lionair is operating BAe 146-200 RP-C5525 (msn E2031) on SkyJet’s behalf. The flights are chartered to the Batanes Cultural Travel Agency (BCTA), as the airline has not been able to secure a permit to operate […]