CityJet Avro RJ85 escapes undamaged from hangar fire


A CityJet Avro RJ85 escaped undamaged from a fire that broke out on the roof of the Eirtech Aviation hangar at Dublin airport in the early morning of 26 August. RJ85 EI-RJT (msn E2366) had entered the hangar to be repainted into CityJet’s new colors. The fire broke out about 7:15 am, and was contained in about an hour. Operations at the airport were briefly suspended while emergency services fought the blaze. EI-RJT was flown to Eirtech’s facility at Roma Fiumicino on 28 August for repainting.

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