Subleased by Hermes Airlines to Daallo Airlines in Jan/2016. On February 2nd, 2016, 15 minutes after take off from Mogadishu, Somalia, an internal explosion took place around seat 16F killing a passenger. The aircraft managed to return and land safely. It transpired that the passenger had been handed a laptop by two airside workers. The aircraft was ferried to Amman on August 9th and stored.
Having seen their flying for Thomas Cook come to an end on September 23 when they ceased operating, some of Avion's fleet were subsequently chartered by the CAA/Titan Airways to operate repatriation flights for stranded passengers. Here, LY-VEC is positioning empty to Enfidha to collect its passengers, under an interesting cloudscape.