Accident description
Last updated: 30 October 2014
Status:
Date:Thursday 21 November 1974
Type:Silhouette image of generic FA20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dassault Falcon 20E
Operator:Air Taxi Co.
Registration: EP-AGX
C/n / msn: 283
First flight: 1973
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:3 km (1.9 mls) from Kermanshah Airport (KSH) (   Iran) show on map
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Kermanshah Airport (KSH/OICC), Iran
Narrative:
The Falcon 20 approached Kermanshah in poor visibility (fog). The wheels contacted the ground some 3km short of the runway. The aircraft crashed and skidded 300m before coming to rest. The plane caught fire. Kermanshah airport has a Flight Information Service, but lacks a control tower.
Reportedly one other crew member survived the accident.


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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