Recently appointed foreign secretary Boris Johnson had an inauspicious start to his tenure when the No.32 (The Royal) Squadron BAe 146 carrying him to Bruxelles on his first official trip had to make a precautionary landing at Luton. The 146 experienced an unspecified ‘technical problem” soon after take off from Northolt. She landed safely at Luton at 17:26. The airport was closed for half an hour while the runway was checked. Mr Johnson and his party continued to Bruxelles by alternative means.
Recent news items on No.32 (The Royal) Squadron:
- BAE Systems wins contract to support RAF BAe 146s (2018-09-11)
- BAe 146 participates in RAF 100th anniversary flypast (2018-07-11)
- RAF BAe 146 painted in 100th anniversary colors (2018-05-12)
- Dispute over use of No.32 Squadron aircraft settled (2017-12-08)
- 32 Squadron BAe 146 participates in Queen’s Birthday flypast (2016-06-12)