Narrative:The aircraft was said to have been shot down by Iranian fighters during the Iran/Iraq war.
|Date:||23 SEP 1980|
|C/n / msn:|| 073410315|
|First flight:|| 1977|
|Crew:||Fatalities: / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Baghdad-Saddam International Airport (SDA) (Iraq)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Departure airport:||Paris-Orly Airport (ORY/LFPO), France|
|Destination airport:||Baghdad-Saddam International Airport (SDA/ORBS), Iraq|
» Soviet Transports
» Aviation World April 2000 (p. 58)
» Scramble Vol.13, nr.03
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Paris-Orly Airport to Baghdad-Saddam International Airport as the crow flies is 3822 km (2389 miles).
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.